Obituary – William Reynolds Boykin

Published 11:28 am Wednesday, July 24, 2019

William Reynolds Boykin, 32, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019, at his home in Oxford from sudden cardiac arrest. A visitation will be Thursday, July 25, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Oxford (924 Van Buren Ave., Oxford, MS 38655). A memorial service will immediately follow at 11:30 a.m., also at the First Presbyterian Church of Oxford. A second memorial service will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CAET (1000 Highland Colony Parkway #9015, Ridgeland, MS 39157). Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements. 

Reynolds is survived by his wife, Stephanie Brooks Boykin, of Oxford; his daughter, Olivia Boykin, of Oxford; his mother, Jane Patterson Boykin, of Oxford; his brother, Smith (Lorraine) Boykin, of Jackson, Miss.; his sister, Anna Susan (Zim) Boykin Trulock,  of Augusta, Ga.; his father-in-law, David Brooks, of Jackson; his sister-in-law, Jennifer (Melvin) Valladares, of Jackson; his brother-in-law, Jason (Christy) Brooks, of Jackson; and eight nieces and nephews. 

In lieu of flowers, donations and memorials may be made to the Go Fund Me page, Remembering Reynolds, established by his friends. Online condolences may be left on the Tribute Wall at

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