Dale Edwin Boyles Sr., 91, of Westminster, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House.
Born April 7, 1921, in Juniata, Pa., he was the son of the late Roy and Sarah Heberling Boyles. He was the husband of Helen K. Mentzer Boyles, his wife of 67 years.
He served in the Army
156th Infantry during World War II
. He retired as a department supervisor for Sweetheart Cup and was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Westminster.
He enjoyed helping others and especially enjoyed working outdoors in his garden. He and his wife traveled during retirement, spent time at his home in Huntingdon County, Pa., and time with family and grandchildren.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are son and daughter-in-law Dale E. "Skip" Boyles Jr. and Ann Boyles, of Finksburg; grandchildren Amy Rink and husband Jim, of Hampstead, Jason Boyles and wife Evelyn Curaqueo, of Westminster, Gregory Moss and wife K.C., of Columbus, Ohio, and Kelly Morraye and husband Jay, of Sykesville; great-grandchildren Alyssa and Jared Rink, Annie and Noah Morraye, and Braden and Ella Moss; siblings Virginia Barnes, of Rosedale, Leslie Gable of Upperco, and Peggy Craig and husband Richard, of Washington, Pa.; and 20 nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother, John Boyles; and a sister, Evelyn Luke.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of a memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St., Westminster, with the Rev. Kevin C. Clementson and Rev. Martha W. Clementson co-officiating. Inurnment will be private in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium.
Memorial contributions may be sent to either the William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center and Tevis Center for Wellness c/o: Carroll Hospital Center Foundation, 295 Stoner Ave., Suite 202, Westminster, MD 21157; or to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.
Arrangments are by Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home in Westminster.
Online condolences may be offered at www.myersdurborawfh.com
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