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Charles Bert Boydstun | 1941-2018

Published Saturday, January 6, 2018
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Charles Bert Boydstun

Charles Bert Boydstun, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Decatur.

Graveside service is 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Burkburnett Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Phillip Weitner officiating.

Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Owen and Brumley Funeral Home in Burkburnett.

Bert was born Dec. 3, 1941, to William and Mattie Boydstun of Burkburnett. Bert was a barber in his early years with a shop on the Decatur square. In 1981, he went to work for Peterbilt in Denton and for many years worked two jobs. Bert was an avid fisherman and gardener and enjoyed sharing his harvest with family and friends.

He never met a stranger and was a generous man. He had strong faith in God and found much comfort by prayer, scripture and listening to hymns.

Bert was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mattie; and his brother, William.

He is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Judy Blair Boydstun; daughters Michelle Boydstun van Tol and husband, Alex, of Northridge, Calif., Jan Jones Arnold and husband, Greg, of Katy, LeaAnn Boydstun Reyes and husband, Paul, of Wichita Falls and Julie Boydstun Holdridge and husband, James, of Keller; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Other survivors include his brother, Bob Boydstun and wife, Hazel, of Chico; nephew Jerry Don Boydstun and wife, Debbie, of Longview; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial donations may be made to Kenneth Copeland Ministries, 14355 Morris Dido Rd., Newark, TX 76071, kcm.org.

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