Mr. Raymond E. Boyce, age 83, of Unionville, TN died Thursday, October 25, 2012 in Nashville, TN. Mr. Boyce was born in Bedford County and was a son of the late John M. and Evelyn Rusher Boyce. He was a lifelong farmer and livestock dealer and a member of Rover Baptist Church.
Mr. Boyce is survived by his wife, Emogene "Jean" Boyce, Unionville, TN; daughter, Carolyn (Bob) Bellenfant, Shelbyville, TN; son, Bob (Clara) Boyce, Shelbyville, TN; four grandchildren, Tracey Fields, Shelbyville, TN, Robin (Mark) Stafford, Shelbyville, TN, Gary (Wendy) Boyce, Shelbyville, TN, Angie (Thomas) Brown, Shelbyville, TN; four great-grandchildren, David Donald, Johnson City, TN, Matthew France, Shelbyville, TN, Caleb Boyce, Unionville, TN, Mason Brown, Shelbyville, TN; sisters, Marie Cooper, Unionville, TN, Helen (James M.) Crowell, Unionville, TN; and brothers, Johnny Boyce, Unionville, TN, Bill Boyce, Shelbyville, TN, Donald Boyce, Unionville, TN. He was also preceded in death by a brother Albert "Shorty" Boyce.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Grooms officiating. Burial will follow in Simpson Cemetery.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Rover Baptist Church, 202 Baptist Church Road, Eagleville, TN 37060.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, TN, 931-364-2233, www.lawrencefuneral.net in charge of arrangements.