Ron Boykins

Ron Boykins

Ronald Boykins, 62, 211 S. 3rd St., Tomahawk, passed away December 4, 2012 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, following a long, courageous battle with cancer.

Ron was born February 27, 1950 in Tomahawk, the son of Philip and Dorothy (Weber) Boykins. He married Donna Pryne on August 6, 1988 in Tomahawk. Ron was employed with PCA Tomahawk Mill for 42 years. He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, and loved visiting with and helping people, but most of all, he loved being "grampa". Ron was known as a jack-of-all-trades, and a master of none. Survivors include, wife, Donna Boykins, Tomahawk, children, Chris (Tonya) Boykins, Wausau, Cory (Trish) Boykins, Wausau, Chad (Tammy) Boykins, Wausau, Russell (Wendy) Boykins, Tomahawk, brothers, Dick (Nancy) Boykins, TX, Kenny Boykins, Tomahawk, sisters, Nancy (Butch) Hoff, Tomahawk, Brenda (John) Burrows, Merrill. Ron is further survived by six grandchildren - Samantha, Wyatt, Aiden, Cody, Kailee, and Alexis, and one great granddaughter - Autumn. Ron was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Rhonda.

A Memorial Service for Ron Boykins will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2012 at Krueger Family Funeral Home in Tomahawk. Deacon Dan Towle will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of services at 5:00 p.m.

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Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on Dec. 7, 2012