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Hubert P. Boyd dies at 93
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A military hero who was twice wounded in combat, was a founding member of Westwood Church of Christ, and who spearheaded efforts to start F.C. Boyd Christian School has passed away.Hubert Porter Boyd died Wednesday at age 93.As a child, Mr. Boyd worked with his family nursery, which was located where the Westwood neighborhood is today. His high school career was interrupted by military service when he was drafted into the U.S. Army as a senior in 1944 to serve in World War II just two months after turning 18. “They were looking for infantrymen, anybody who would go over there in the snow and ice without any place to sleep except a foxhole if you were lucky enough to dig one,” said Boyd in a 2012 interview with the Standard.