Born April 13, 1952 in Southington to the late Doran Saunders Height Sr. and Lois (O’Donnell) Height, Boyd was born and raised in Southington before moving to East Hampton.
Boyd was an avid boater and a member of the Pattaconk Yacht Club in Chester. He worked for Macys in South Windsor for many years.
He is survived by his stepmother Antoinette “Toni” Height of Southington; his sister Lynn DePaolo and her husband Ronald of Southington; his brother Doran “Skip” Height and his wife Doris of Plantsville; his niece Jennifer Height of Plantsville and his nephew Craig Height and his wife Nicole of Middletown. He also leaves behind his close friends, Enrico and Evelyn Attenello and Edward and Karyn Zenuh.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Boyd’s memory may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 35 Cold Spring Rd. # 411, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
Calling hours will be held from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville with a 6:30 p.m. funeral service at the funeral home. Burial will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.