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Official Obituary of

Corey Chan Boyd Jr.

July 11, 1998 ~ February 22, 2023 (age 24) 24 Years Old

Corey Boyd Jr. Obituary

Corey Chan Boyd Jr., 24, departed this life on February 22, 2023, at Carle Foundation Hospital.

Corey was born on July 11, 1998, in Danville, IL to Rotunda Eaton and Corey Boyd. Corey graduated from Danville High School in Danville, IL. in 2017.

Corey was a member of New Jerusalem Church of Jesus Christ World Outreach Ministries. Corey was a wonderful person. He loved his family and loved spending time with his family. He loved playing basketball, bowling, and playing cards. He loved making people laugh and he had a smile that would light up the room. Corey had a big heart and always went above and beyond to help others. Corey was an outstanding father to his three daughters. His major goal was to make sure his daughters were well taken care of. Corey made sure he took care of his mother, father, brothers, and anyone else that needed him. He loved playing his games and hanging out with his dad and cousins. Corey was not afraid of anything and he always pushed himself to become better. Corey also started a clothing business called “Born Billionaire,” which was a huge success! Corey was loved by many and only wanted to see everyone win!

He leaves to cherish his loving memory, his parents, Rotunda Eaton and Corey Boyd; three daughters, Kelani Alexander of Lafayette, IN, Cynyrah Boyd and Kalayah Boyd both of Champaign, IL; four brothers, Mikah Anglin, Correyante Boyd, Corjontae Boyd and Jaren Eaton all of Danville, IL and Corvontae Boyd of Champaign, IL; grandparents, Dorsey Boyd and Patricia Boyd both of Danville, IL and Rose (Isiah) Eaton of Danville, IL; six uncles, Cornell Boyd, Nate Boyd, Otis Boyd, Leland Groves, Eric Groves, Charles Eaton; one great uncle, Ray (Alice) Eaton; eight aunts, Monique Henson, Shavella Smith, Sharronda Eaton, Taniqua Howard, Yolanda (Ricky) Mayers, Ashanti Campbell, Breon Boyd, and Debra Turner; three nieces, Na’Zyriyah Boyd, Aabriells Boyd, and Ivy Anglin; two nephews, Mikah Anglin Jr. and Kylin Anglin; and, a host of cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal great-grandparents, Lucille Eaton and Joseph Eaton Sr., Rosie and Clarence Hardimon and Margret Smith; three uncles, Dereon Boyd, Dorsey Boyd Jr., and Demetrious Groves; and, some great aunts and uncles.

A Celebration of Life will commence at 12:00 Noon Friday March 3, 2023 at New Life Church of Faith 1419 N. Bowman Ave. Eulogist: Pastor Bobby R. Keys Sr. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am until the time of the service. Burial will follow after at Sanhill Memorial Park.

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Visitation
Friday
March 3, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
New Life Church of Faith 1419 N. Bowman Ave (Danville)

Funeral Service
Friday
March 3, 2023

12:00 PM
New Life Church of Faith 1419 N. Bowman Ave (Danville)

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