Obituary: EDWARD S. BOYLE
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Edward S. Boyle, 73, of Monticello, died May 10, 1990 at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo of complications due to cancer.
He was born September 21, 1916 a son of Edward S. and Clarice Webster Boyle in Malvern, Arkansas. He married Hazel Dawn Jensen January 23, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. He grew up in Arkansas and enlisted in the Air Force at the out break of World War II, where he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross in Europe. He moved with his family to Monticello in 1958 and soon began a career in the insurance business. He retired in 1981. He was active in civic affairs, serving on the Monticello City Council and San Juan County Commission and as a Democratic party county chairman. He joined the LDS Church in 1965, where he served in a bishopric, high council, as a temple worker and as a stake mission president. He served three full time missions with his wife, in Nigeria, Australia, and Alaska. He led an active, vigorous, and positive life.
Survivors include his wife of Monticello; three sons, Doug Boyle of Orem; Scott Boyle of Monticello; and Bill Boyle of Palo Alto, California; two sisters, Bessie Jane Montgomery and Clarice Edna DePriest, both of Lonoke, Arkansas; and eight wonderful grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 14, 1990, 1 p.m. in Monticello LDS Chapel. Friends may call at the church from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday. Burial will be in the Monticello Cemetery. N3 5/11 N1 5/12