A memorial service for former Ocean City High School teacher, boys basketball and track and field coach Jack Boyd will be held at noon on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., in Ocean City.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service, according to an obituary that appeared in The Press of Atlantic City.

A full obituary will appear in the Feb. 18 edition of The Press. Click here for an obituary that appeared in Sunday's Press.

Boyd, a Northfield resident, had a heart attack while visiting his sister in Virginia, and died on Jan. 18. He was in his 70s.

Boyd won 227 games in 16 seasons as Ocean City coach. He led the Red Raiders to the 1972 South Jersey Group II title and the 1973 CAL championship. Before coming to Ocean City, he won 28 games at Millville over three seasons. His 255 total career victories rank 13th all time among CAL coaches.

He is a member of the Ocean City and South Jersey Al Carino basketball Hall of Fame.

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Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.

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