Burl K. Boyer, 83, of Haines City, Florida passed away on August 19, 2022. Burl was born on November 5,1938 in Benton Harbor, Michigan to Kenneth Boyer and Marguerite Inglerite Boyer. Burl proudly served our country in the US Marines Corps from 1958 to 1961 and was honorably discharged with the rank of Corporal and received the Good Conduct Medal, 1st award. Burl worked for The Michigan Department of Transportation, Maintenance Division for 25 years, retiring in 1990. Burl was of the Methodist faith.
Burl loved his family dearly, and he truly enjoyed getting visits and phone calls from his children. In his younger years Burl enjoyed traveling, especially to Northern Michigan. Burl also enjoyed telling stories about the past, always putting a smile on someone’s face. He enjoyed watching TV, particularly Western and Syfy movies, watching airplanes from any location, and riding his golf cart through the neighborhood, and lots of pepper on many foods. Burl will always be remembered by his family and friends as an easy going and friendly man.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and his twin brother, Bruce Boyer. Burl leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving companion of 35 years, Cynthia Boyer; son, Burl E. “Skip” Boyer; daughters, Ginger Bicks and husband, Steven and Jamie Manas and husband, Tony; grandchildren, Derrick Inglis, Samuel Bicks and Aaron Bicks; and nephews, Craig Boyer and B. Todd Boyer.
A memorial will take place at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan.