Robert W. Boyd

Robert W. Boyd

Robert W. Boyd, 66, of Anna, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at his home.  

He was born on Aug. 23, 1954, in Anna, the son of Robert H. and Sybil Dillow Boyd. 

Mr. Boyd was a federal corrections officer for 22 years and worked at several different correctional facilities throughout the country. He also worked for the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

He is survived by his partner, Madeline Correa of Anna; sons Nicholas Boyd of Clarksville, Tenn., and Brandon Boyd; daughters Amanda Boyd of West Frankfort and Rachel; five grandchildren; a brother, Horrace Jr. (Debbie) Dean of Iuka, Miss.; and many other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and by his sister, Diane Graham. 

Graveside funeral services were at noon Monday, Jan. 18, at the Anna City Cemetery in Anna, with Pastor David A. Nolen officiating. Interment immediately followed.  

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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Anna, Illinois 62906
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