John R (Dick) Boyer
Age 92
Formerly of Wilmington DE passed away on August 9, 2017 in Noblesville IN. Dick attended P.S. duPont High School before enlisting to serve his country in WW2. He served in the European Theater with Co B, 142nd Inf. 36th Div. in France and Germany. He also served during the Korean Conflict with the 724th Transportation.
Dick worked on the Penn RR; worked in all areas of the housing construction industry in both Delaware and in Washington State. At one time he also was Asst. Vice Pres. of Forbanc Mrtg. Co.
Dick was married to the love of his life, Jean, for 69 yrs. before her passing in Nov. of 2016.
He is survived by his children, Yvonne Irish and Mark (JoAnne) Boyer; his grandchildren Kip (Wanda) Irish, Kristin (John) Kile, Dan (Mindy) Irish, Bryan Boyer, Brittany Boyer-Johnson and Erik Boyer. In addition he was blessed with great-grandchildren Devin, Kendra, Josie, Charlie, Will, Anna, Sam, Savannah and Grace.
Dick is also survived by his sister Jean Merrick. His parents Charles and Edna, and his brother Charles and his sister Elizabeth have already gone ahead to be with the Lord.
John R Boyer leaves a legacy of honor and faithfulness for us to follow.
Services will be held on Thursday August 17th at Calvary Assembly of God Church, 2600 Shipley Rd. Wilmington DE 19810. Visitation is at 9:30 service begins at 10:30. The military salute ceremony will take place at 1:00 at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery at 2465 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE 19701.