Wallace W. Boyce Jr.

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Wallace W. Boyce Jr., 84, of Cumming passed away Aug. 15, 2011. He was born in New Jersey on Feb. 2, 1927, the son of Wallace Wardwell and Elsie Boyce. He was a veteran of the Navy during World War II. He served as a seaman first class and an aviation cadet at the Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Fla., and other locations.
While serving in Jacksonville, Wally met Shirley Meyer whom he married on April 22, 1950. They settled in New Jersey where they raised a family of four children. Wally worked as a salesman in the office products division of IBM for 33 years holding numerous sales positions. He retired to Roswell in 1983.
Besides being active in his church, Wally was an avid antique car and boat restorer, woodcraftsman, homebuilder, boater and tennis player. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution.
He was preceded in death by his son, Glenn in March of 2003.
Wally is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley; two sons, Bruce and Caroline, Ron and Kathy; daughter, Nancy and Dick Skuse; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A celebration of Wally's life will be held Friday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. at the Roswell Funeral Home. A reception will immediately follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a contribution may make it to First Church of Christ Scientist in Roswell.
Roswell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in ForsythNews.com from Aug. 16 to Aug. 19, 2011
Arrangements under the direction of:
Roswell Funeral Home
950 Mansell Road | Roswell, GA 30076 | (770) 993-4811
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