Graveside services for James Dudley Boykin, 70, will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Park East Cemetery, 3700 St. Vincent Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Brother Bob Moore.
James was born on December 1, 1950 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Mack Osborn Boykin and Mary Lee Howard Boykin and passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
James was a resident of Shreveport and worked in data processing for the Caddo Public School System before retiring. He loved to hunt with his brothers and friends his entire life and had a great appreciation for all types of music.
James is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert Boykin, John Boykin, and Connie Mack Boykin. Left to cherish his memory is his son, Eric Boykin; daughter, Erin Yates and husband, Jeremy and their children, Haley and Braden Yates; brothers, Thomas Boykin and wife, Charlene and Michael Boykin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express special thanks to the ICU staff at Ochsner’s LSU Health for the exceptional care and compassion given to James.
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