The Union Recorder

Obituaries

October 5, 2012

Robert “Pap” Boyer

LINTON — Mr. Robert Gordon Boyer, 93, passed away Oct. 3, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in Williams Funeral Home Chapel of Milledgeville. Interment will follow at Linton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Mr. Boyer was a lifelong resident of Hancock County, growing up and living in his family-home built by Elias Boyer around 1800. He was educated in the Linton School and became an astute mathematician. He was retired from JP Stevens and was a farmer. Mr. Boyer was the son and caregiver of the late Thomas and Clara Jackson Boyer and was preceded in death by his siblings, Elsie Garland, Clarice Gaultney, Aguilla Bridger and Billy E. Boyer. He loved fishing trips with his brother Billy and he was a member of Linton United Methodist Church.

Mr. Boyer is survived by his sister, Hazel (Hillory) Stanton of Macon; brothers, Jack (Pearl) Boyer and Sterling (Sadie) Boyer, both of Sparta, and Thomas Boyer Jr. of Gordon; and a number of nieces and nephews, including Doris Garland and Scott Boyer.

Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Linton United Methodist Church, c/o Doris Garland, 1670 Ridge Road NE, Sparta, GA 31087, or to the donor’s favorite charity.

The family may be contacted at Jack Boyer’s residence, 1249 Ridge Road, Sparta, GA 31087.

Express online condolences at www.williamsfuneralhome.net.

Williams Funeral Home and Crematory of Milledgeville, (478) 452-2148, in charge of arrangements.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Poll
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks
NDN Video
'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years