BOYER Charles Paul Boyer, 89, was born on February 7, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan. He was the son of Emma Knop and Horace Boyer. He went home to be with the Lord on November 9, 2012 in Jacksonville, FL surrounded by his family. Charles married his childhood sweetheart, Phyllis Millar Boyer on February 23, 1943. Charles served his country proudly in the United States Navy serving during WWII and retiring after 29 years of decorated service. Mr. Boyer was predeceased by two of his children, Corky Boyer and John Boyer. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Phyllis Millar Boyer; daughter, Debbie Boyer Garland of Neptune Beach; a sister-in-law, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many other loving family members and friends. A private cremation ceremony will be held at a later date. Charles touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him. The family request memorials in Charles Boyer s name be made to The V.F.W Post # 8255 Middleburg, FL.

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Nov. 11, 2012