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R. WILLIAM BOYNTON

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R. William Boynton R. William Boynton, 78, passed away peacefully at home in Sycamore, IL on the evening of Sunday, February 17, 2013. Bill was born on April 22nd, 1934 in Oak Park, Illinois to Lee and Eleanor Boynton. He graduated from St. Charles High School in 1952 and attended Beloit College in Wisconsin. On December 19th, 1953, he was united in marriage to Carolyn Janet Yoder in Pitman, New Jersey. In 1966 Bill took a risk and started his own business, Boynton Plastics Service in the basement of the family home in St. Charles. He used the same philosophy for the business as he did in all of his life, to serve others with joy and to the best of his abilities. While Bill had not been active at the company for many years it still exists to this day, and its foundation remains the same. Bill's greatest joy in life was Carolyn to whom he dedicated his life to especially in her last several years, providing her with daily love and care. Bill also loved to play golf, with his friends, his children, and most of all Carolyn and he had opportunities to travel and play in many locations around the country and Europe. Bill is survived by his children Robert (Amy Milton) of St. Charles, Daniel (Theresa Potter) of Decatur, Nancy (Boynton) Stika (Scott) of Sycamore, many grandchildren and his sister Patricia Binks (Harry). Bill was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Carolyn who died on October 31st, 2007. A Service of Worship and Thanksgiving will be held at Lord of Life Church, 40W605 Route 38, Elburn, Illinois on Saturday, February 23rd at 10:00 AM. Burial will be at Union Cemetery, 1200 N 5th Ave, St. Charles, IL. Visitation will be from 4 - 8:00 PM on Friday, February 22nd at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St. (corner of Route 64 and Route 25), St. Charles, IL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to DeKalb County Hospice, 2727 Sycamore Rd, Suite 1B, DeKalb IL 60115 or http://www.dekalbcountyhospice.org/ Bill, Carolyn and their family were blessed by their wonderful service. To leave an online condolence or remembrance to the family, visit the funeral home's obituary page at www.yursfuneralhomes.com. For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles, 630-584-0060.
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Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Feb. 20, 2013
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