James Mackey''Sonny'' Boyd. age 75, of Harrison, passed away November 30, 2019. The son of Troy Mack Boyd and Laura Maggie (Long) Boyd was born on September 11, 1944, in Dumas, Arkansas. Sonny is preceded in death by his parents.
Sonny loved his family and his job. He enjoyed competitive shooting and gunsmithing. Sonny holds the world record for offshore directional drilling in Norway. He drilled relief wells for Event Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico.
Sonny is survived by his wife, Sandra Mae (Stevens) Boyd, of the home; sons, Christopher Robert Boyd of Fayetteville, Arkansas; William Alton Tovey of Harrison; daughter, Shannon Dionne Hawkins of Denver, Colorado, Jean Theresa Genereau of Lowell, Arkansas; Ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial may be made to The Sanctuary Shoppe, 126 W. Stephenson Avenue, Harrison, Arkansas 72601, Ozark Humane Society Shelter, 5147 Rock Springs Road, Harrison, Arkansas 72601, Legacy Hospice of North Arkansas,702 N. Main Street, Harrison, Arkansas 72601.