John Richard ”Rick” Boyce, age 60, of Dundee, NY died unexpectedly on Monday (October 29, 2018) at home.
Honoring his wishes there were no prior calling hours. A graveside service was held at the convenience of the family in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Frank Boyce; the Dundee Library, 32 Water St. Dundee, NY 14837; or any of the local fire departments.
John known better as “Rick” was born July 13, 1958 in Penn Yan, N.Y., the middle son of Franklin T. and the late Joan (Wahlers) Boyce Sr. He graduated from Dundee Central School in the class of 1976. He earned certification from BOCES in Agricultural Mechanics. He served in the U.S. Air Force in 1978. Rick was a carpenter for many years having been employed by various contractors on the east coast. He loved to study the Bible and learn from his readings, and enjoyed conversations about religion and the teachings and interpretations of the many books of the Bible.
He is survived by his son, Richard T. (Monika) Boyce of Yorktown, Va.: a daughter, Susan L. (Andrew) Visiko of Penn Yan, N.Y.; four grandchildren Annabelle E. Boyce, Kimberly R. Visiko, Richard A. “Dickie” Boyce, Victoria Ann Boyce; his father, Frank T. Boyce Sr. currently of Penn Yan, N.Y.; and two brothers F. Thomas Boyce Jr. of Branchport, N.Y., and Robert W. Boyce of Dundee.
He was predeceased by first wife, Kimberly Rose and their unborn daughter, Shiela Rose; and by his mother, Joan W. Boyce on Sept. 28, 2018.