James Gibson Boyce ’58

James Gibson Boyce (Jim), 85, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away on Friday, April, 16, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was the son of The Rev. Dr. William M. and Mildred Boyce and was a graduate of Davidson College.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Nancy, of 57 years. Jim is survived by his daughter Millie Forbidussi (Joe), son Don Boyce (Tracy), son Creed Boyce (Anneé), and daughter Katie Davis (Gary); nine grandchildren Seth, Reed, Conner, Joey (Lauren), Jake, Tate, Katie, Madeline, and Max; and great-granddaughter Charlotte.

Jim was a life-long member of Sardis Presbyterian Church and served as an elder, youth fellowship advisor, and was a dedicated choir member for over 50 years. He also was an independent insurance agent having operated his own agency for over 40 years.

The family will be having a private service to celebrate Jim’s life on April 25 at 1:30 p.m. which will be live streamed via Sardis Church’s YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7F5wCmWqqY-LtXP2zN0jtw. Once on Sardis Church’s channel, click “service”.

His family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the staff and caregivers at Brookdale South Charlotte and White Oak Manor of Waxhaw, N.C.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Sardis Presbyterian Church music fund.

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