The Rev. Donald E. Boyd, 79, of Seltzer, Norwegian Township, passed away September 7, 2017. He spent 53 years in ministerial service, most recently as the pastor of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Tremont, and Joliett First Methodist Church. He was also the founding pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in Pottsville, where he served for 28 years.
Boyd retired as a Local Pastor in 2012. He is survived by his wife, Janet (Smith) Boyd; a son, Roger Boyd; a daughter, Donna Boyd, and her partner, Shannon Brennan; a stepdaughter, Jodi Seigfried and her husband, Keith; a stepson, Kevin Cresswell and his wife, Denise; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services were at First United Methodist Church, Pottsville. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Ms. Janet Boyd at 123 Main Street Box 4115, Seltzer, PA 17974.