Ray Henry Boyce, 77 of Greenwood, Ind., and formerly of Brazil, died at 11:55 p.m. June 11, 2006, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 23, 1929, in Brazil as the son of Henry John and Kathryn Pearl Garrison Boyce. Ray graduated from Brazil High School and Indiana State University. He worked as an accountant for machinery equipment and health care businesses, including his own firm. He served as an executive officer in some of these companies until retiring in 1984 as president of his own company.
During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army until honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant in March of 1957.
On May 8, 1953, he married Mary Elizabeth Marks who survives him.
Ray was a caring and compassionate man, devoted to his family. He enjoyed his home, travel, reading, and new technology.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one niece, Melanie Thoms.
Ray is survived by his wife Mary; one daughter, Leslie Cronk and husband Douglas of Indianapolis; two sisters, Kathryn Trout and Imogene Harris and husband Wayne all of Brazil; three nieces, Jeanne Moschenrose of Hannibal, MO, Eva Roach and husband John of Harmony, Ind., and Kathy Cotton and husband Larry of Coatsville, Ind.; two nephews, Walter Marks and wife Mary of Greendale, Wis., and Gunther Thoms of Brookfield, Wis., and nine great-nieces and nephews.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to FACE Low Cost Spay Neuter Clinic, 1505 Massachusetts Ave. Indianapolis IN 46201 or Wheeler Rescue Mission, 205 E. New York St., Indianapolis IN 46204.
At the request of the deceased his body will be cremated and his urn buried at a later date. Moore Funeral Home provided cremation services.
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