William W. “Bill” Boyer of 5851 Bower Rd., Trumansburg, passed away at Cayuga Medical Center on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at the age of 86.

Bill was born on March 3, 1924 in Ithaca, son of the late Mont and Mina (Sarsfield) Boyer. He joined the United States Army Air Corps in 1942 serving his country during World War II, then returned to Trumansburg and was employed as a carpenter.  Bill cherished his family and showed unconditional love to his three children and five grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Lois (Fulton) Boyer; two sisters, Mona (Russ) Hagin and Rosalie Ferguson; and a brother, Jack Boyer. He is survived by three children, Brad (Joyce) Boyer of Trumansburg, Susie (Steve) Stilwell of Trumansburg, and Sherry (Bob) Bowers of Trumansburg; and five grandchildren, Mason (Amy) Stilwell, Danny Stilwell, Kendra Bowers, Alana Bowers (Corey Hohwald), and Katie Bowers.  He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Shirley Boyer and many nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Bill’s wishes, no public services will be held.