Robert P. “Bob” Boyne was born January 6, 1935, in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, to Harold William “Bud” and Charlotte Lottie (Quintar) Boyne. He died Friday, August 23, 2013, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, at the age of 78 years, surrounded by his wife and family.
Bob was reared and educated in Sapulpa and graduated with the Sapulpa High School Class of 1953. He continued his education attending Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Affectionately known as “Big Daddy” to his family, he spent much of his working life as a salesman with Consolidated Freightways, and was recognized as Outstanding District Salesman. He was married December 21, 1978, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Audrey Jo Saylors. Big Daddy was a member of the Knights of Columbus and served as Navigator and Grandmaster. He enjoyed a variety of pastimes including golf, hunting, fishing, bird watching, feeding deer, and playing Santa. He had served as a board member with the Cherokee Rural Water District #1 and also was Past President of the Ranger Creek Yacht Club. He and his wife enjoyed hosting a Small Faith Group Bible study for more than 10 years.
Loving family members include, his wife; Jo, of the home, son; Michael Boyne, of Inola, Oklahoma, son; Patrick Boyne and wife Debbi, of Tulsa, son; Rick Boyne and wife Sally, of Wagoner, Oklahoma, daughter; Pam Goodell and husband David, of Owasso, Oklahoma, son; Brandon Childress and wife Elizabeth, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren. Numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Brother; Don Boyne and wife Mary Louise, of Sapulpa, Oklahoma
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Nancy Boyne Settle.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00, Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Muskogee with Rosary service beginning at 7:00. Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Richard Bradley, Father Bryan Brooks and Father Michael Knipe officiating. Serving as casket bearers will be Patrick Walker, Alan Zbabital, Carlisle Witherell, Charles Munch, Sandy Todd, and Thomas Greuel. Graveside services will be held 2:30 Wednesday afternoon at Green Hill Cemetery in Sapulpa, Oklahoma.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the St. Joseph Knights of Columbus Council 962. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.