FORT WORTH - Ira Joe Boykin of Fort Worth, 69, was born May 31, 1943, and went home to be with the Lord Friday, Aug 17, 2012 in the comfort of his home.
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The observance of his life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug 25 at the Greater Stranger's Rest Baptist Church, 5705 Donnelly. Burial will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug 27 Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.
"Joe" will lie in repose from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday at Gregory W. Spencers, and the family will receive friends from 7 -8 p.m. at the church.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce; daughter Melanie Rogers (Percy); siblings James E. Brown, Earnest Gathron and Coletta Meachem (Robert); three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Cravens Funeral Home, 225 W. Brockett St. in Sherman has charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Herald Democrat on Aug. 24, 2012