Mr. Boyce had lived in St. Louis and Calif. before returning to Bloomfield several years ago. He was a resident of Dexter at the time of his death. He was a retired machinist, a Veteran of the United States Army and was a member of the V.F.W.
He is survived by one son, Bill Boyce of Rogers, Ark.; by two daughters, Barbara Nicolini of Poplar Bluff and Martha Hufford of Bloomfield; by six grandchildren; by seven great-grandchildren; by one sister, Virginia Nesbitt of Cadiz, Ky.; and by one brother, Ray E. Boyce of Louisville, Ky.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Graveside funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. in the West Pleasant Valley Cemetery near Bloomfield with Rev. Mike Watkins of Dexter officiating. Interment will follow in the West Pleasant Valley Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of all arrangements.