Brad Anthony Bolyard, age 20, of Mackin Street, Grafton, was called home by the Lord, February 12, 2013, as result of an automobile accident.
He was born January 1, 1993, in Morgantown, WV, a son of Timothy Lee Bolyard, who survives, of Sinclair, Preston County, and Tanya Rose (Cathell) Bolyard, of Grafton.
Brad attended Grafton High School and was member of the class of 2010. He aspired to be a farmer and enjoyed helping his grandfather on the farm in Preston County. He enjoyed riding 4-wheelers, playing basketball, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. He was currently employed at Laurita Excavating of Morgantown, as a shop mechanic, and was formerly employed at Grafton City Hospital.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by: his paternal grandparents, Junior and Barbara (Murray) Bolyard, of Sinclair, Preston County; his maternal grandmother, Sharon Rose (Cathell) Wright and husband Gary, of Fairmont, WV; his maternal step grandfather, Clyde Shuttleworh, of Grafton; his girlfriend, Brealynn Williams; one aunt, Shannon Blevins and husband John, of Bridgeport; three uncles, James H. Shuttleworth and wife Arielle, of Grafton, Douglas Bolyard and wife Michelle, and Marvin Bolyard, all of Sinclair, Preston County; and several cousins.
Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, on Friday, February 15, from 3 p.m.-9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2013, at the funeral home, with Pastor Mike Stottlemeyer officiating. Interment at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Preston County.
Online condolences and sympathy gifts can be sent to the Bolyard family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com.