INDEPENDENCE, VA Robert Wiley (Bob) Boyer, 86, of Independence, Va., passed away February 21, 2014 at his residence. He was born August 16, 1927, at Independence to the late Floyd Boyer and Nannie Ellen Osborne Boyer Surviving, wife Patricia Powell Boyer of the home; three daughters and spouses, Mary Louise and Steve Glanville of Clearville, PA, Nannie Boyer of Tower City, PA and Nancy and Gary Campbell of Hanover, Pa; two sons, Floyd Boyer of New Windsor, MD and Robert Boyer, Jr. of Hanover, PA; two stepdaughters and spouses, Melinda and Brian Shirk of Hanover, PA and Bonnie and Joseph Eckhart of Hanover, PA; four sisters and spouse, Anna Lee Combs, Nancy and Roy Ridgeway and Delta Peterson, all of Sparta, NC, and Lucille Funk of Galax, VA; four brothers and spouses, Floyd Jr. and Frances Boyer of Independence, VA, Charles Boyer, John Boyer and TC and Betty Boyer of Sparta, NC; special step-granddaughter, Katie Eckhart of Hanover, PA; 21 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews Graveside service Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Shiloh Cemetery, Sparta, NC. The Rev. Edgar Roland and the Rev. Tom Burcham officiated. Arrangements by Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, VA.