Dolan "Whitey" Boyd, 85, of Frederick, passed from this life on Monday, December 27, 2021 at his home. He was the husband of Frances Boyd. Born on July 9, 1936, in Clear Spring, MD, he was the son of Samuel Daniel Boyd and Missouri Elizabeth (Shank) Boyd.
Whitey worked in maintenance for over 40 years at BioWhittaker in Walkersville until his retirement in 2000. He was a fixture at Walkersville Lanes for many years.
He enjoyed spoiling his grand-dogs, and you could frequently find him in his shed, tinkering and fiddling with small engine repairs. In his younger years, he enjoyed crabbing on the Bay with family. He also enjoyed playing cards and Yahtzee.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by 3 children: Les Boyd, Karan Wilson and Cathy Blumenauer and husband Alan; 3 grandchildren: Jennifer Wilson, Kristen Wheeler and husband Blake and Jacob Wilson as well as a great-grandson, Cohen Wheeler. He is also survived by a sister, Diane Banzhoff and husband Charles as well as a sister-in-law, Betty Boyd as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters and 3 brothers.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Frederick Moose Family Center Lodge #371, 828 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701, followed by a gathering until 2:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are strongly recommended to Frederick Health Hospice, PO Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.