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Boyd Coddington

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Date of Birth: 1944 , August-28
Date of Death: 2008 , February-27
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Boyd Coddington

1944 Born in Rupert, Idaho, United States
1957 Got his first car
1968 Began building hot rods
1977 Opened his own shop
1965 Married to Peggy Jeanne King
1971 Married to Diane Marie Ragone Elkins
2002 Married to Jo Andenise Clausen McGee
2008 He died of sepsis and kidney complications

Detail Timeline of Boyd Coddington

August 28 , 1944

Born in Rupert, Idaho, United States

Boyd Coddington was born as Boyd Leon Coddington in 1944 in Rupert, Idaho, United States of America to Lorna Sparrow Coddington and Harold Coddington. He was also raised in Rupert, Idaho. As a child, he was interested in reading car and hot rod magazines.

1957

Got his first car

He got his first car when he was in his early teens and that was a 1931 Chevrolet truck. Boyd's fascination in car and hot rod magazine pursued him to join machinist trade school at a young age. There he attended a three-year apprenticeship in machining. 

1968

Began building hot rods

From 1968, he began working in California. He built an old, classic American cars Hot rod during the day and at night he worked as a machinist at Disneyland. His intelligence in building Hot rod made his renowned all over the United States. 

1977

Opened his own shop

He opened his own shop in 1977 and founded Boyd's Wheels, Inc. in the late 1980s. His first car was purchased by Vern Luce and he was the winner of the Al Slonaker Award. Boyd was well appreciated in United States for his clean and elegant designs.

1965

Married to Peggy Jeanne King

When Boyd was in early 20s, Boyd got married for the first time in his life and that was with Peggy Jeanne King. From this married life he also became father of this first child. But besides living a happy life as a husband and wife, they called off this married life in the late 1960s.

1971

Married to Diane Marie Ragone Elkins

In 1971, Boyd got married to Diane Marie Ragone Elkins. Diane Marie Ragone Elkins is a beautiful lady. They welcomed three children from this married life. This married lasted for about two and half decades but this was not meant forever as they got divorced in 1996.

2002

Married to Jo Andenise Clausen McGee

After spending a single life for about half a decade, Boyd again knotted a married relationship with Jo Andenise Clausen McGee in 2002. Jo Andenise Clausen McGee is a reality star as she has also appeared in several TV shows.

February 27 , 2008

He died of sepsis and kidney complications

At the end of 2007, he was admitted at the Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital. He underwent a successful surgery in the early 2008 but he died of sepsis and kidney complications on 27th of February 2008 at the age of 63. His funeral was held at Rose Hills Memorial Park.

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When Boyd was in early 20s, Boyd got married for the first time in his life and that was with Peggy Jeanne King. From this married life he also became father of this first child. But besides living a happy life as a husband and wife, they called off this married life in the late 1960s.

In 1971, Boyd got married to Diane Marie Ragone Elkins. Diane Marie Ragone Elkins is a beautiful lady. They welcomed three children from this married life. This married lasted for about two and half decades but this was not meant forever as they got divorced in 1996.

After spending a single life for about half a decade, Boyd again knotted a married relationship with Jo Andenise Clausen McGee in 2002. Jo Andenise Clausen McGee is a reality star as she has also appeared in several TV shows. Boyd nationality was American and he was of white ethnicity.

Boyd's fascination in car and hot rod magazine pursued him to join machinist trade school at a young age. There he attended a three-year apprenticeship in machining. From 1968, he began working in California. He built an old, classic American cars Hot rod during the day and at night he worked as a machinist at Disneyland. His intelligence in building Hot rod made his renowned all over the United States. He opened his own shop in 1977 and founded Boyd's Wheels, Inc. in the late 1980s. At the end of 2007, he was admitted at the Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital. He underwent a successful surgery in the early 2008 but he died of sepsis and kidney complications on 27th of February 2008 at the age of 63. His funeral was held at Rose Hills Memorial Park.