Walter Elmer Boyles
Walter Elmer Boyles, 75, of Fairmont, passed away on Wednesday, February 05, 2020. He was born on February 07, 1944, in Grafton, a son of the late Thomas Porter Boyles and Hazel Lucille (Miller) Boyles.

After graduating high school, Walter went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Navy and later worked at Pitrolo's Pontiac Gaston Body Shop. He enjoyed working on tractors, fishing, repairing lawn mowers, collecting watches, and yard sales; he will be remembered a pleasant person who will be missed by family, friends, and neighbors. He was a devout member of the Bunner Ridge Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Marlene (Cain) Boyles. The couple married on April 28, 1972.

He is also survived by brother, Junior Dale Boyles and wife Mary Ann, of Grafton; as well as several loving nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Walter Elmer Boyles Jr.; and sisters, Wilma Peters and Jean Ekis.

Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, on Sunday from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. and on Monday, February 10, 2020, from 10 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home with Evangelist Brent Gallagher officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens.

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Published on February 7, 2020


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