John Coleman Boyce, 74, of Suffolk, VA passed away Friday, May 21, 2021. He was the son the late Jacob D. Boyce and Marion J. Boyce.

Mr. Boyce was a member of the Suffolk Ruritan Club, Hall Ruritan Club and Sumerton Hunt Club. He was such a good help for so many people. He enjoyed cooking and helping anywhere he could. He retired after 37 years with Verizon.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Edna Boyce; son, Brett Boyce (Celia) of Tucson, AZ; grandson, Billy Jack Boyce; granddaughter, Geneva Fae Boyce; sisters Brenda Rountree (Rick) and Marilyn Ross; brother David Boyce; and special dog Somer.

A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 11 AM at the home of Mary Boyce with Rev. Richard Wilcox officiating. The family ask that everyone dress casual.

Memorial donations may be made to Hunters for the Hungry, PO Box 304 Big Island, VA 24526 or to Sumerton Friends Meeting, PO Box 4074, Suffolk VA 23439. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Suffolk is serving the family. Condolences may be registered online at RWBakerFH.com.