Melvan Laurence Boyer, 82, Excelsior Springs, Mo., died March 12, 2019 at North Kansas City Hospital.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Judy (McManigal), of the home and five children, Robert Dell Boyer (Kyra L.) of Edmond, Okla., Cindy Ann Fish (Lee) of Oak Park, Ill., Shelley Lynn Cormack (Scott) of Midwest City, Okla., Stephanie Kay Ousley (Paul) of Springfield, Mo., and Jeffrey Laurence Boyer (Paula) of Springfield, Mo.; seven grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Melvan was born December 18, 1936, in Shawnee, Okla., to John Laurence “J.L.” and Lillian Elizabeth (Starkey) Boyer. He graduated from Shawnee High School in 1954. He attended Tulsa University, Bacone College and Oklahoma Baptist University. He retired in 2001 from American Ingredients Co. at Grandview, Mo., where he was Quality Control Manager.
He was past president of Clay County Sportsman Club, past president of Kansas City Coatings Society, and was featured in the American Paint Digest. He was a member of the American Association of Cereal Chemists, Ducks Unlimited, Missouri Waterfowlers, the Missouri Historical Society and American Coatings Association. He was a member of the Quarterback Club, an Excelsior Springs Parks and Recreation board member, Chairman of Fundraising for the Mineral Water Bowl, and on the Excelsior Springs Historical Museum Board.
A memorial service will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Excelsior Springs Community Center, 500 Tiger Drive, Excelsior Springs, MO. No flowers please.
Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.
Our Sincere Condolences
I love you, Dad… I already miss you more than you could have imagined. Rest easy, hunter.
Our hearts go out to you. May God comfort you at this time.
Danny and Vivian Ousley
A good man. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and the entire Excelsior Springs community. My heart and love goes out to Steph, Jeff and Judy for their loss.
Jenn Ashley Gorzyynski
Goodbye old friend until we meet again at that big duck blind in the sky.
Our condolences to you Paul and Stephanie and your family for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort for you.
Royce and Tami Sutton
Mel you were a great man, father & sportsman. My Family and the Kearney DU folks will miss you and your kind spirit. Our deepest condolences goes out to the family on their loss.
Stephanie, Paul, Cannon & Katie,
So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace & comfort. We are here for you.
Love Ed & Ronda
My thoughts are with you. May you find comfort and peace.
Rest well, my friend. I enjoyed your words over the years, your passion for hunting, Chiefs and Royals. I enjoyed talking to you the last few days. I hope our talks brought you peace. See ya soon!