Mr. Boyer had been employed as a sheet metal worker for Bastian Blessing for 23 years until retiring in. James enjoyed bowling, camping, hunting woodworking, farming and fishing.
Survivors: his wife of 47 years, Shirley; children, James Boyer of Kent City, Jerry Boyer of Kent City, Randall Boyer of Tampa, Lon (Lauralee) Hieftje, Ruthann (Steve) Pamer, Bonnie Diedrich, Karen (Jeff) Przysucha; 18 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; brother, Charles (Carol) Boyer and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tonya Boyer; son, Edward Boyer; siblings, Annie and Bob.
Service: Sunday, November 4, 2018, 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at the Clock Chapel - Muskegon.
Memorial: American Diabetes Association. Please visit www.clockfuneralhome.com to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.
Arrangements by Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon.