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Leon Davis Boykin, Sr.

June 11, 2013

Leon Davis Boykin, Sr., 82, of Benton, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013.  He was born October 27, 1930 in Glen Allen, Miss, in the cotton fields south of Greenville.  The world has lost a good man. Mr. Boykin was a United States Korean War Veteran.  He retired as a heavy equipment mechanic. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Leon Davis Boykin, Jr. of Haskell. 
He is survived by his sons, Francis Lewis Boykin of Alexander and Charles Andrew Boykin of Long Beach, Mississippi; eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be 2 p.m., Sunday, June 23, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton (501-315-4047).
Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard

 

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