Obituary for Gary Boyer
Ponca City Now - August 2, 2022 3:57 pm
Gary Wayne Boyer
July 8, 1937 – August 1, 2022
Gary Boyer of Blackwell, Oklahoma, passed away on August 1, 2022, at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 85 years. He gained his wings and joined Linda in Heaven on her birthday.
Gary Wayne Boyer was born on July 8, 1937, in Blackwell, Oklahoma, to Elijah Ralph Boyer and Ruth Marie (Billbe) Boyer. He attended Blackwell Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1955. He married Linda Jalayne Logan on July 7, 1963, in Blackwell, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death on June 16, 2017.
He worked for Safeway for 25 years, and then started his own carpentry business. He was a foster parent for 20 years before moving to the Baptist Children’s Home in Madill, Oklahoma. Following his return to Blackwell, he started his own company, B&B Builders, with his son-in-law, Barry Briggs.
He was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with family and attending their activities.
He is survived by two daughters, Shari Lynn Briggs and husband Barry, and Tami Sue Gaston and husband Terry; six grandchildren, Philip Briggs, Erin Martens (Colby), Josh Briggs (Lauren), Brett Gaston, Aaron Gaston (Abby), Christopher Gaston (Kylee); great-grandchildren, Rhys and Indie; and siblings, Ron Boyer (Nita), Kathy Fitch (Kenny) and John Boyer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Bob, Ken and Allen Boyer and Linda Trenary.
Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Immanuel Baptist Church, Blackwell, Oklahoma, with Rev. Matt Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Blackwell Cemetery.
A memorial in his honor has been established with the Baptist Children’s Home, Madill, Oklahoma, c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 West Padon, Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631.