Memorial Services Held For 'Bwanna Jimmy'
June 18, 2007 at 5:46 AM (PT)
Memorial services for JAMES E. "BWANNA JIMMY" BOYD JR. were held JUNE 5, 2007 in FT. WALTON BEACH, FL. A memorial is planned in the fall the weekend of THANKSGIVING in MERIDIAN. BOYD died MAY 28 in his home.
Many people remember BOYD for his career as a radio personality in MERIDIAN, HATTIESBURG, JACKSON, TUSCALOOSA and BIRMINGHAM, as well as LOUISIANA and FLORIDA. BOYD was one of the most well-remembered morning jocks in MISSISSIPPI, with one character he created, "RED NECKLY," even running for mayor of MERIDIAN -- with RED receiving more votes than some of the official candidates.