Boyd Stewardson, 77, of San Saba County, TX, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was born June 5, 1930, in Coleman County, TX, the son of Hardy Ellis Stewardson and Birdie Barton Stewardson. On June 23, 1950, Boyd Stewardson and Pauline Gregg were married in San Saba County. He was herdsman for several Registered Herford Ranches including Crosslin Herford Ranch in Tennessee, Thornton Herford Ranch in Boerne, TX and others. He owned Stewardson Trucking and ranched for a number of years.
He is survived by his wife Pauline Stewardson and two children Janis Ann Grimes and her husband Billy Dan of Stephenville and son Sidney Todd Stewardson of San Saba; eight grandchildren: Dale Grimes and his wife, Tracy; Jacqueline Harmon and husband, Jarrett; Todd Stewardson, Roger Stewardson; Justin Stewardson; Kayla Fuller and her husband, Tyler; Brittney Stewardson; and Brian Kilgore; four great-grandchildren: Westyn Grimes, Madisyn Grimes, Raeleigh Harmon and Kaydon Fuller; two sisters, Frances Skiles of Weatherford and Elizabeth Barker of San Saba; sister-in-law Lige Ann Stewardson of San Saba; and nephews: Harold Skiles of Weatherford; James Stewardson of San Saba; Bruce Barker of Sheridin WY; and Hardy Stewardson of Clarksville, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, J.L. Stewardson.
His grandsons served as pallbearers.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 21, 2008 at the Howell-Doran Funeral Home in San Saba, with Rev. Tom Brand officiating and Rocky Whitely assisting. Interment followed at the San Saba City Cemetery.
The family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or charity of choice.
Funeral services were under the direction of the Howell-Doran Funeral Home in San Saba, TX.