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Rodney T. Boyd

June 15, 1938 ~ September 26, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Rodney Boyd Obituary

BARNSTEAD - Rodney T. Boyd, 85, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 with family by his side. Rodney was born June 15, 1938, to Rodney William Boyd and Edna Harriet Boyd and was the oldest of three boys. The family lived in Inwood, New York until they moved to New Hampshire in 1956.

Rodney worked at NH Electrical Co-op for 35 years until his retirement and was also a 60-year member of the Center Barnstead/Barnstead, NH Fire Department as first a volunteer, then later Chief and passed his vast knowledge onto new firefighters as he helped train them.

Many nights he could be found at The Circle Restaurant in Epsom at his usual seat. A smile, wave and a friendly word was always there for those he knew.

Rodney leaves behind his wife, Eleanor; five children, Victor Emeney (deceased), Cynthia Cepurneek, Thomas Boyd and his wife, JoAnn, Jennifer Young and Amy Guillou; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and sisters-in-law, Lana and Patricia.

Rodney, Rod, Dad, Daddy-O and Papa, will be missed by all.

Calling hours will be held Friday, October 6, 2023 from 6-8pm at Roan Family Funeral Home-Still Oaks Chapel, 1217 Suncook Valley Hwy Epsom. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 11am at the same location and refreshments will be served at Barnstead Fire Rescue on Parade Road in Barnstead after. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Granite VNA Hospice House. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit

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Calling Hours
October 6, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Roan Family Funeral Home - Still Oaks Chapel
1217 Suncook Valley Highway
Epsom, NH 03234

Funeral Service
October 7, 2023

11:00 AM
Roan Family Funeral Home - Still Oaks Chapel
1217 Suncook Valley Highway
Epsom, NH 03234


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