Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Woodstock General Hospital. GERALD E. BOYD was from Petrolia. Gerry will be missed by his dear friend Norma Piggott, his children Judy (Scott) Oakley of Dearborn, Michigan, Wayne (Monica) Sandiland of Albany, New York, Ann (Ed Rey) Tuplin, Lynn (Judy Powell) Piggott, and Jim (Shrie) Piggott, and his grandchildren Steven Sandiland, Michael Sandiland, Kurtis Barker (Josie Zussino), the late Jamilyn Piggott (2000), Kaitlyn Piggott, and Rae Piggott. He will be missed by his sister Rita (Bill) Newman of Livonia, Michigan. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. Visitors will be received prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment to follow in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (www.heartandstroke.on.ca) or the Canadian Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.ca). Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.