Published in theChattanooga Times Free Press on March 11,
Boyd H. Veal,
81, retired Signal Mountain Police Chief, passed away Thursday, March
8, 2012, after a long illness.
Boyd was born May 19, 1930, in Henegar, Ala. He served the community of
Signal Mountain for more than 32 years, rising through the ranks from
fire/police officer to Chief of Police. He was an avid bass fisherman
and baseball enthusiast, having been a minor league pitcher before entering
Boyd is survived by his wife of 51 years, Barbara Sharp Veal; sons, Rick
(Vicky) Veal and Boyd (Susan) Veal; daughters from a prior marriage, Patsy
Boyd and Carolyn (Ken) Corbin; and eight grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be
made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation at www.pdf.org, the
Signal Mountain Police Department or Hospice of Chattanooga.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. Monday at Signal Mountain Baptist Church followed
by the funeral service at noon with the Rev. Sally Ensley.Burial will
follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park.
Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.
Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.