Robert Hunt Boyd |

Robert Hunt Boyd

Robert Hunt Boyd, 53, passed away Sept. 27, 2006, at his home in Glenwood Springs.Bob was born August 11, 1953, in Marion, Ind., to Robert Lowell and Lenore (Hunt) Boyd. He was raised in Kokomo and Angola, Ind. Bob attended Indiana University, where he was a member Sigma Nu Fraternity.He moved to the Basalt area from Indiana in December of 1977, and quickly began to make friends and touched many lives during his 29 years in the Roaring Fork Valley. He loved the mountain lifestyle, and was an avid sports enthusiast, being especially fond of golf, skiing and Broncos football. Though he took pride in his work as a painter, his truest love was always music. Known to many simply as “Bob Dog,” he was a familiar face at local concerts, where he often volunteered his time. Bobby was generous and kind, fun loving and childlike. His family and friends will miss his smile.He is survived by his mother of Noblesville, Ind.; sisters Lee Boyd Copland and husband Terry Kirk of Rifle, and Carolyn Boyd (Richard) Kiovsky of Noblesville; nieces Kelly and Jody Kiovsky; and nephew Scott Kiovsky. He was preceded in death by his father.Friends are celebrating his life from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Hurricane Grill in Carbondale, and also from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Two Rivers Café in Basalt.A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Rifle United Methodist Presbyterian Church. Pastor Rich Stoakes will officiate.In lieu of flowers, please send donations to LIFT-UP for the Extended Table, P.O. Box 1213, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602, or KDNK Radio in Carbondale.Rifle Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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