Jonathan Earl Boyd, Sr., age 77, passed away peacefully with family at his side on Monday, October 28, 2019 in Glendive, MT. Jon was born on May 28, 1942 in Poplar, MT to Loatie Denny and Leo Walking Eagle. He was later adopted by Lewis Boyd.
Jon attended school in Brockton, MT, graduating on May 23, 1960. After high school, Jon enlisted in the Air Force. He proudly served his country as a B-52 bomber mechanic. Jonathan returned home after being discharged under honorable conditions.
Jon attended Billings Business College after returning home. He relocated to San Jose, CA and worked for the postal service. Jon returned to Montana and attended Great Falls College, obtaining a degree in accounting and business management.
Jon worked various positions for the Fort Peck Tribes. He retired from housing in 2007. Throughout his life he enjoyed horseback riding, joking and teasing, hunting and fishing.
Jon is survived by his wife, Winona; daughters Johanne and Valerie; son Angelo; stepchildren Angela Beston and Dion Hapa; brothers Mike, Llewellyn and David Boyd; sister Debbie Colgan.
Jon is preceded in death by his parents; daughter Carol; son Jonathan Jr.; brothers Myron, Robbie, Vernon (Judge) and Lowell (Buddy).