Lloyd Earl "Monk" Boyette, of 114 Lakeview Drive, died Monday at his home.
A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Daniel Boyette and Effie Etheridge Boyette. Mr. Boyette was a member and of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church where he served as deacon and Sunday School teacher. He worked as a paint contractor for over fifty years. He was an avid fisherman, a loving husband and father and a friend to everyone. Jesus was first in his life. Mr. Boyette had also served as a Sgt. Major with the Salvation Army Corps.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Jimmy Whitfield officiating. Interment will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park.
Mr. Boyette is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Kathryn Sutton Boyette; his sons, Michael Todd Boyette and wife Patsy of LaGrange and Daniel Edward Boyette and wife Wendy of Seven Springs; a sister, Louise Boyette Smith of Goldsboro; three grandchildren, Sue Michelle Mitchell, Shannon Denise Boyette and Jennifer Caroline Mooring; five great-grandchildren, Jessica Paige Mitchell, Lauren Denise Jernigan, Amber Shea Jernigan, Haleigh Elizabeth Mooring and Christopher Blaney Mooring Jr., and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Lloyd Boyette; four sisters, Lillian B. Cottle, Mildred B. Watson, Peggy B. Mitchell and Doral Marie B. Pittman, and four brothers, Ralph Boyette, Fred Boyette, James Edward Boyette and Horace Boyette.
Although flowers are welcome, memorials may be made to The First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1100 The First Church Road, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534; or to Community Homecare & Hospice, 1201 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.
The family will receive friends at the church following the funeral, and other times at his home.
(Written & Paid by the Family)
Published in Obituaries on April 6, 2004 1:46 PM