Robert Boyce

Robert Boyce

Robert Emmett Boyce, Sr., 76 of 681 Poyner’s Road, Moyock, NC died Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the Currituck House. A native of Halifax County, NC, he was the son of the late John Franklin Boyce and Mary Keeter Boyce and the widower of Joyce DeForest Boyce. He was a foreman in the paint/carpenter shop for the Chesapeake School System and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

He is survived by three daughters, April Laverne Corrnett and husband Jimmy of Dinwiddie County, VA, Lisa Jane Smichnick and husband Darell of Knotts Island, NC, and Robin Marie Lake and husband Todd of Moyock, NC; two sons, Robert E. Boyce, Jr., of Moyock, NC and Clarence Luther Harrell, III, of Dinwiddie County, VA; a sister, Geneva Wilson of Williamsburg, VA; one brother, John R. Boyce of Chesapeake, VA; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by two brothers, Gary F. Boyce and Wray Boyce.

A memorial service will be Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Sawyer officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home lobby immediately after the service. Memorial donations may be made to NC Hunters for the Hungry, PO Box 99108, Raleigh, NC 27624. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Boyce family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.

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  1. woody harrell on September 20th, 2013 2:29 pm

    I had the pleasure of working with Bob at Chesapeake Schools. He was a very find man with lots of stories to tell.
    He would sometimes call people (HOSS).
    Well sleep in Pease dear friend HOSS>


  2. David and Geneva Wilson on September 20th, 2013 9:48 pm

    We will certainly all miss Robert as a family member and friend to all.


  3. J. R. and Carolyn Boyce on September 23rd, 2013 9:39 am

    Robert was more than a brother. He was a good friend. We appreciate everything he did for J.R. growing up and we’ll never forget him.


  4. Patsy Everton on November 16th, 2013 6:43 pm

    To all the Boyce family, please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your dear brother, father, grandfather, and encourager. Robert and I gradated from high school together and later worked together at CPS. He always was a kind, caring friend…one I thought a lot of. I will always remember him fondly. I hope your loving memories will bring you comfort and peace.


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