(January 29, 2002)
Memorial services are scheduled Saturday at 10 a.m. at the First Southern Baptist Church for Albert J. Boyle, 88, who died Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the Powell Nursing Home.
Per his wishes, cremation has taken place. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors by the Powell Veterans Honor Guard.
Mr. Boyle was born Nov. 25, 1913, in Stockville, Nebr., to Roy and Nellie (Hunt) Boyle. He moved to Powell in 1935.
On Sept. 28, 1935, he and Violet E. Hunnicutt were married in Worland. He served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater during World War II.
He was employed by Amoco Production Co. for 36 years, advancing from pumper to electrician. He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church.
Mr. Boyle was a member of the Big Horn Basin Boat Club for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, gardening and boating. He loved to play baseball in his earlier years, and later enjoyed watching games on television.
He was a past member of the VFW and Eagles Club. He and his wife enjoyed 20 years of retirement in Apache Junction, Ariz. During his retirement, he enjoyed many days helping his son-in-law, Bill, on the farm.
Survivors include his wife Violet of the family home; daughters Linda Marie Ashby and husband Bill of Powell and Joy Louise Cox and husband Allen of Hillsboro, Ore.; former son-in-law Phil Bodle; brothers Raymond of California, Gene of Arizona and Ernest of Powell; a sister Mary of Garland; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Bobby Jo Bodle; an infant son; brothers Frank, Cecil, Lawrence and Harvey; and sisters Edith, Louise and Lois.
Should friends desire, memorials to the First Southern Baptist Church or the Powell Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family.