William E. "Bill" Boyll
Virginia Beach - William E. Boyll "Bill", 82, passed away on December 10, 2016.
He was predeceased by his father, Esten A. Boyll of Oklahoma and mother Bessie M. Davis of Illinois; his partner, James Garrett, Jr.; and nephew, Steve Burger. Left to cherish his memory are sisters, Jean Burger (Bob) and Susie Kearns (Bobby); niece, Lib Burkette (Jay); great-niece, Lindsey Burkette; great-nephew, Nick Burkette; Chris Brush, many faculty, extended family and friends.
Bill was born in Terre Haute, Indiana. He received his B.S. degree from Indiana State Teachers College with a major in Choral Music. He also received a Masters in Education from the University of Virginia. He served in the US Navy from 1956 1958. Bill taught for the Virginia Beach Public School system for 32 years, mostly at Cox High School. He loved traveling, gardening, cooking and was an accomplished organist. Bill sang in church choirs and most recently with the St. Cecilia Choir at Old Donation Episcopal Church in Virginia Beach where he also served as a docent.
A memorial service will be held at Old Donation Episcopal Church on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Old Donation Music Program or the Building Fund. Condolences may be made to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com
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Published by The Virginian-Pilot on Dec. 15, 2016.