John A. Boyer, 71, Sykesville, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019, at DuBois Nursing Home. He was born August 24, 1947 in Punxsutawney, PA. He was the son of the late Jay & Pauline (Geist) Boyer.
He was in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Having climbed the ladder over the many years of employment in the coal industry with various employers, John started as an equipment operator and ended as a Supervisor at Energy Resources. He was very artistic and enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, and fixing mechanical things. John was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Brookville.
John is survived by two daughters Stacy (Jim) Boyer-Davis of Marquette, MI and Heather (Jacob) Dodd of Brookville, a sister Patricia (Delmas) Burkett of Oliveburg, two nieces Barb Boyer and Michelle “Boo” Lorenzo, Seven nephews Dave, Scott & Bradley Boyer, Terry & Craig Clark, and Delmas and Sheldon Burkett, one granddaughter Autumn Boyer and his special care giver Connie Walker.
In addition to his parents, John was also preceded in death by a sister Donna Lorenzo and a brother William.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 11:00am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Brookville.
Online condolences can be made at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Leo Nedza Funeral Home in Sykesville.