John Robert Boyle

December 12, 1946 ~ April 8, 2021 (age 74)


Graveside services for John Robert “Johnny Bob” Boyle will be held at 10:00AM, Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Partlow Cemetery, Armstrong, with Rev. Keith Walder officiating.  He passed away on April 8, 2021 in New Port Richey, FL.

John was born December 12, 1946 to Vernie “Shorty” and Margaret (Meitzler) Boyle.  They preceded him in death.  He is survived by a daughter; Chasity Henricks of Trenton, MO, a sister; Ann (Mike) Cler of Philo and brother; Mike Boyle of Champaign.

John graduated from Armstrong High School in 1965 where he participated in baseball and basketball, he was very sports minded.  He served in the United States Air Force from 1966-1970 at which time he returned to Illinois and worked various jobs in Potomac and Charleston, ranging from cooking in restaurants to managing produce in Walkers Grocery. 

He helped care for his dad until his death in 1989.  It was after that he went to Florida and worked at Chili’s until his retirement.

John had a special place in his heart for Special Olympics.

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