Junior Boyer, age 92 of 187 Dogwood Lane, Independence, VA passed away Monday, January 14, 2019 at his residence.

He was born July 9, 1926 in Grayson County to the late Floyd Mack Boyer, Sr., and Nannie Osborne Boyer. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Edna Caudill Boyer; two sisters, Anna Lee Combs and Helen Goodwin; five brothers, Robert Boyer, John Boyer, Franklin D. Boyer, Joe Paul Boyer, L Roe Boyer. Junior was a member of Brush Creek Baptist Church in Independence, VA, and he loved the Lord. He sold real estate for many years in Alleghany and surrounding counties. Junior loved everybody and never met a stranger. He is survived by his wife, Frances Reeves Boyer of the home; one son, Jimmy Boyer and wife Shirley of Sparta; one stepson, Eddie Jones and wife Shelia of Independence, VA; three sisters, Lucille Funk of Galax, VA, Nancy Ridgeway and husband Roy of Sparta, Delta Peterson of Sparta; two brothers, Charles Boyer of Sereva Park, MD, Talmage “T.C.” Boyer and wife Betty of Sparta; several nieces and nephews also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Junior at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Brush Creek Baptist Church with Reverend Eddie Roland, Reverend Eddie Foster, and Mr. Richard Doughton officiating. Interment will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. The family will receive friends starting at 12:00 noon until time of the service at the church and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Gideons International, Alleghany Camp, PO Box 1891, Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to all his family and friends that Junior enjoyed visiting with.

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