Reverend Boyd Ervin, 83
Passed Away: 01/16/2013
Reverend Boyd Ervin, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at his residence.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 am Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel. The Reverend Jeff Gailey and Reverend Bernice Collins will officiate. Inurnment will be at Gateway Cemetery.
Reverend Ervin was born on September 1, 1929 in Commerce, Georgia, the oldest of nine children, the son of the late John L. Ervin and Emma (Crocker) Ervin. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a Methodist Minister for over 40 years beginning and ending his ministry at St. Paul UMC in Lumpkin County, Georgia. He was retired from General Motors. Reverend Ervin was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Annabelle Morgan.
Reverend Ervin is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Jean (Loggins) Ervin of Gainesville; daughter, Kimberley Kelley of Bangor, Maine; grandchildren, Victoria Clark of Braselton; Meredith Clark of Atlanta; Bryan Clark of Gainesville; and Erica Clark also of Gainesville; sisters, Dot Garner of Alto; Rachel Stephens of Demorest; Louvie Pritchett of Homer; brothers, William Ervin of Commerce; Charles Ervin of Sharpsburg; Otha Ervin of Carnesville; and a number of other family and friends also survive.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Challenged Child and Friends, Inc. P.O. Box 5758 Gainesville, GA 30504
Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501. 770-297-6200. Online condolences at www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com
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