Larry D. Boyers, age 81, of Wauseon, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. He was born on June 18, 1937, in Tedrow, to the late Clark “Bill” and Selma (Miller) Boyers. After graduating from Wauseon High School in 1955, he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving until 1958. On December 12, 1959, he married Vivienne Tappen, and she survives.
Larry worked in the building trades as a carpenter and electrician for 40+ years, concentrating on the electrical trade for the majority of his career. He was a life member of the First Christian Church, serving in many capacities such as deacon, on committees and boards, and in the choir. He was a 25 year member of the Wauseon Fire Department, serving from 1962 until 1987. Larry also enjoyed going to the family cottage at Deep Lake in Michigan, camping, and enjoying any event his kids or grandchildren were in. Larry was also affectionately given the nicknames of Sparky and Bruno by his many friends.
Left to cherish his memory are wife, Vivienne; children, Lynette (Greg) Castronovo, Dean (Melissa) Boyers, and Cara (Kirk) Bankey; grandchildren, Kyle (Hannah), Ben, and Lance Boyers, and Chandler and Keegan Bankey; sisters, Sally Lutz and Connie Grimes; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded death by his parents.
Funeral services for Larry will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 11:00 AM, at the First Christian Church in Wauseon, with Pastor Michael Doerr, officiating. Interment will follow in the Wauseon Union Cemetery. The family will receive visitors on Friday, March 15, 2019, from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM, also at the First Christian Church. Those planning a memorial contribution in Larry’s memory are asked to consider Camp Christian, c/o First Christian Church, or the Wauseon Fire Department. Online condolences to the family may be offered at www.GrisierFH.com. The Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home is honored with Larry’s care and arrangements.