Cathy Hooper Boyd, 68, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, November 17, 2014 at home after a lengthy illness. Born January 12, 1946 to the late Walter and Marian Roth Hooper in Staten Island, NY, she has resided in North Carolina for over 40 years. Cathy was a travel agent for over 10 years.
Surviving are: her husband, James B. “Jim” Boyd of Chapel Hill; a son, Jake Buxton and wife, Lisa of Silver Spring, MD; two daughters, Amy Rose and husband, Doug of Asheville, Megan Cashin and husband, Jeff of Raleigh; six grandchildren, Zoe and Ava Rose, Cece and Luke Cashin, Sam and Evelyn Buxton; two brothers, Tim Hooper of FL, Jon Hooper and wife, Debbie of FL.; a sister, Bronwyn Hooper of Durham.
The family will be present 5-7 p.m. Thursday at The Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main St., Durham, where a vigil service will follow at 7 p.m. Cathy’s Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Chapel Hill. Donations may be made to UNC Hospice, for the tremendous care they provided to Cathy or the SPCA in Cathy’s memory. Online condolences at www.hallwynne.com.