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Melvin Dale Boyce

May 12, 1922 December 31, 2018
Melvin Dale Boyce
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Obituary for Melvin Dale Boyce

Boyce, Melvin Dale - Age 96 of Linden, died December 31, 2018. Services will be held 11:30 AM Monday, January 7, 2018 at Argentine Church of the Nazarene, 16248 S Seymour Rd, Linden, MI. Reverend Robert Lindsay, Reverend Kiesha Plaskett and Reverend Brandon Hird officiating. Visitation will be from 2PM-8PM Sunday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel 209 E. Broad Street, Linden as well as 10:30-11:30 AM Monday at the church. Interment at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan.Those desiring may make contributions to the Argentine Church of the Nazarene. Melvin was born on May 12, 1922 in Kinsella, Alberta, Canada to John and Verna A. (McCauley) Boyce. Melvin came to the Flint area at six months old. He was a graduate from Flint Central High School and is a veteran of the US Army serving in World War II from 1942-1947. He married Kathaleen Hartman on May 28, 1949 in Argentine. He worked for General Motors as a carpenter/pattern maker for 42 years. He was a clarinet player playing in the US Army Band and also the first chair clarinet player for the Flint Symphony Orchestra. He loved photography and wood working. Surviving are wife, Kathaleen of Linden; children, Deborah (Richard) Carlile of Titusville, Florida, Steven (Beth) Boyce of Geneva, Illinois, Dave (Jean) Boyce of Lockport, Illinois, Dalynn (Steven) Murphy of Linden, Michigan, Mark (Lorrie) Boyce of Linden, Michigan; sixteen grandchildren; twenty seven great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; two sister-in-laws, Lanola Boyce of North Carolina and Ruby Boyce of Swartz Creek, Michigan. He was preceded in death by three brothers,Wayne Boyce, Ronald Eugene Boyce,and John Stanley Boyce; great-grandson, James Zells. Online tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


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Visitation

Sunday

6

Jan

2:00 PM 1/6/2019 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/6/2019 8:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Linden Chapel

209 E. Broad Street
Linden, MI 48451

Sharp Funeral Homes - Linden Chapel
209 E. Broad Street Linden 48451 MI
United States

Visitation

Monday

7

Jan

10:30 AM 1/7/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 1/7/2019 11:30:00 AM
Argentine Church of the Nazarene

16248 Argentine Road
Linden, MI 48451

Argentine Church of the Nazarene
16248 Argentine Road Linden 48451 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

7

Jan

11:30 AM 1/7/2019 11:30:00 AM
Argentine Church of the Nazarene

16248 Argentine Road
Linden, MI 48451

Argentine Church of the Nazarene
16248 Argentine Road Linden 48451 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Great Lakes National Cemetery Final Resting Place

4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI 48442

4200 Belford Road Holly 48442 MI
United States
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