Boykin Lewis Hornsby, Sr was born on January 2, 1911 South Carolina, son of Michael Ernest “Mike” Hornsby and Dove “Dovie” Motley Watts Hornsby.
On March 19, 1969, Boykin Hornsby was mentioned as a living son in the obituary of Mrs. Dovie Motley Hornsby.
SUMTER – Boykin L. Hornsby, Sr., 60, died Friday, September 17, 1971 in a local hospital.
Mr. Hornsby was born in Elgin, a son of the late Mike Hornsby and Dovie Motley Hornsby. A veteran of World War II, he had been in the produce and used car businesses.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ruby Kyzer Hornsby; a son, Boykin L. “Sonny” Hornsby, Jr. of Sumter; four sisters, Mrs. Liza Branham of Elgin, Mrs. Lillian Rabon of Cayce, Mrs. Lizzie Johnston of Aiken and Mrs. Viola Androde of Sandro, Calif.; and three brothers, Edmond Hornsby of Elgin, Otto Hornsby of Columbia and Ellerbee Hornsby of Lugoff.
Funeral services will be today, September 19, 1971 at 2 p.m. in Shelley-Brunson Funeral Home with burial in Boiling Springs Methodist Church cemetery in Lexington County.