Patrick J. Boyle, 75, of La Luz, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. He was born June 16, 1937, in Batavia, N.Y., the son of Jim and Jean Boyle.
Pat served in the armed forces, retiring from the U. S. Army in 1975. During his service years, he was a member of the U.S. Marksmanship Team. Pat won numerous awards while representing the United States in matches around the world. He was very proud of his military career and served his country with great honor.
Pat is survived by his wife, Donna, of La Luz; sister Shirley and husband, Earl Wiedrich, of Forrest, Va.; brother Kenneth Boyle and wife, Sharon, of Batavia; stepdaughter Sunnie Mullen; grandchildren Sierra and Michael Mullen, of Durango, Colo.; sister-in-law Judy Gaskin, of Keller, Texas; and numerous nephews and one niece.
Pat was a member of the Elks, VFW
, Moose and Eagles for many years.
Per his wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held. Private inurnment will take place in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Those wishing to do so may donate to VFW at 700 U.S. Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM 88310; or a