April 12, 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010 7:00PMM Vernon Funeral Home
Friday, April 16, 2010 5 - 7pm
Ivan O. “Butch” Boyer, 63, of Springfield, passed away Monday, April 12, 2010 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
He was born January 7, 1947 in Urbana, the son of Ora and Mildred (Boyer) Russell.
Ivan enjoyed watching wrestling, car races and motorcycle races. He liked to ‘tinker’ with many different things and he especially loved working on his motorcycles.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Sparks); sons, Marc (Shannon) Boyer of Belle Center, Lester (Angela) Boyer of West Liberty and Micky (Darlene) Boyer of West Liberty; daughter, Amber Boyer Bellefontaine; 14 grandchildren; brothers, Donnie (Sharon) Russell of Urbana and Junior (Tina) Russell of Eureka, Ohio; sisters, Sussie Johnson of Millerstown, and Vicky Casto of St. Paris; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Ivan is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Deborah (Watkins) Boyer and brother-in-law, Stanley Johnson.
Funeral services will be held at 7 P.M. on Friday, April 16, 2010 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with Pastor Don Hix officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 5-7 P.M. Following Ivan’s wishes his body will be cremated. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.vernonfh.com.