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BOYER, Graydon Clayton “Tiny”

June 15, 1949 – Ottawa, ON
July 20, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Graydon Clayton “Tiny” Boyer beloved husband of Velma of Calgary, passed away after a long illness on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the age of 65 years.

Tiny was born in Ontario in June 15, 1949. He met the love of his life Velma and was married on May 25, 1974. Together, they had two loving sons. He moved to Alberta to work in the summer of 1978. His wife and young son followed soon after. Tiny loved working as a long haul commercial trucker. His job took him from the Mexico border to the North Pole, as he put it. He loved being on the road and meeting new people along his travels. He enjoyed listening to country-western music, attending concerts, camping, and shooting the breeze with anyone he could talk trucking with. Tiny worked for multiple commercial trucking companies over the years before his health failed and he could no longer work. His family and his home became his centre. Tiny’s boisterous, outgoing personality and sense of humour will be missed by everyone.

Besides his loving wife Velma, Tiny is survived by his sons Matt Boyer and Josh Boyer (Cheryl); grandchildren, Aurora Boyer and Jaden Gilbert; brothers, Moose (Angela) Boyer, Chuck (Cherrill) Boyer, Neil (Suzanne) Boyer, Leslie (Trudy) Boyer, and sister Gail Brown; Uncle Clayton Pokrandt; Aunt Vera Teske; as well as numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents Hector and Bernice and brother Lee Teske.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada, 2020 – 10 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2M 3M2 Telephone: (403) 263-5300 or (toll-free): 1 (866) 547 – LIFE (5433), www.lls.org/canada.

In living memory of Graydon Boyer, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Maureen Berkley :

    To Velma, Matt, Josh and all other family members. Our condolences, prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. Maureen, Chantel and Erika Berkley.

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  2. debbie lindemann :

    Dear Velma, Matt, Josh and family, I was so sorry to read about Tiny’s passing in the newspaper. Since I retired 3 years ago from Dr. Harkers office, I haven’t had the opportunity to keep in touch. I always enjoyed when Tiny came to the dental office and we always had some great conversations. My thoughts are with all of you at this time. Take care, Debbie

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  3. Rhoda & Tim Tomlin :

    Our condolence Val to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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