Gillies Funeral Chapel


John Howard Boyce

March 26, 1947  ~  May 25, 2015

Memorial service: Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South


Our loving father, grandfather, brother and friend, John Howard Boyce, passed away Monday May 25, 2015. He was born on March 26, 1947 to Dorothy and Jack Boyce. John graduated from Bear River High School. John served in the Vietnam War. After returning he married Jeanine Schooley. They had three children, Wendy, Ryan and Aimee. He later married Carol Rich. They had Derek, Kelton and Shaylee. John was a millwright at Nucor for 25 years. He loved drums, welding, airplanes, being outdoors and above all his kids and grandkids, Kelsey and Tayson. His dogs were his favorite four footed friends, Ally and Chloe. John is survived by his children; grandchildren; brother, Ken (Lesa); sister Diana (Ed) Sundae. John was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Gordon. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South. Military Honors will be accorded by the Combined Veterans of Box Elder County.

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Bob and I were very sorry to read of John's death as he was a good friend and the best drummer ever I ever played with. I am trying to find out Ryan's address or telephone number so that we can send a memorial gift.

Laura Fisher



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