Charles G. Boyce
Grant-Johnson Funeral Home
30 W Mechanic St
Princeton, IL
Charles G. Boyce

Born: January 4, 1938

Died: June 5, 2021

EAST MOLINE – Charles G. Boyce, 83, of East Moline, Illinois, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Hope Creek Nursing Home, East Moline, Illinois.

Charlie was born January 4, 1938, in Aberdeen, South Dakota, the son of Ward E. and Mary (Scribner) Boyce of Manlius, Illinois.

He married Russella K. Jackson on June 6, 1981, in Rock Island, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; and his brother, Curtis Boyce of Walnut, Illinois.

He is survived by his stepdaughter, Robin Enburg of Moline, Illinois; stepgranddaughter, Rebecca Dreyer and step-great-grandson, Robbie Dreyer both of Maplewood, Missouri; sister, Katherine (Boyce) Rodeghier of Western Springs, Illinois; nephews, Stephen Boyce of La Salle, Illinois, David Boyce of West Chicago, Illinois, and Edward Rodeghier of Roselle, Illinois; niece, Mary Rodeghier Martin of Charlottesville, Virginia; sister-in-law, Karen (Fordham) Boyce of Walnut, Illinois; and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews.

Charlie attended Manlius High School and served in the Illinois National Guard. He worked at John Deere and operated his own business managing apartment buildings in the Quad Cities.

He loved riding Metrolink buses around the Quad Cities and meeting friends at McDonald's.

Cremation rites will be accorded and a private burial will take place in Manlius Cemetery, Manlius, Illinois.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society in Charlie's memory.

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Published by Bureau County Republican on Jun. 12, 2021.
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