|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1942|
|Death: ||Aug. 16, 2003|
HELPER - James Bruce Boyack, age 61, passed away Aug. 16, 2003 at his home in Helper.
He was born Jan. 6, 1942 to Franklin Pace and Elda Ames Boyack.
Jim attended schools in Carbon County, then enlisted and served honorably in the U.S. Navy on the USS Duncan, USS Kemper County, and the USS Diachenko. After returning home he began his railroad career as a carman with the Denver & Rio Grand Railroad and was a proud member of the Railroad Carmen of USTC459. IN 1984 he retired from the railroad and then devoted his time to his favorite hobby, custom cars. Jim was a proud member of the National Pinstripers of America Association, the Pinheads, and the Taildraggers. He was honored with three master craftsmen awards for his work with custom cars from the CC Riders, San Rafael Swell and Helper City Outlaw Car Clubs. He was co-founder of the Butch Cassidy Car Club and co-organizer of all 15 Helper Outlaw Car Shows in the Helper City Park on Father's Day weekend. Jim had hundreds of custom vehicles pass through his little garage in Helper and he loved them all. He will be dearly missed by family, friends, neighbors and other hot rod enthusiasts around the country.
Survived by daughters, Erin (Brett) Rowley, Leigh (Richard) Pierce, Summer (Jed) McBride, Patty (Phil) Pappas; son, James Bruce and wife (Kim); and Ike Lee; grandchildren, Rachel, Phil, Jordan, Chris, Austin, Cortland, Kylie, Connor, Danni, Dakota and Faithlynne; sisters, Jackie Stone, Pricilla (John) Westenskow, Joan (Jon) Piercy; brothers, Earl (Francis) Standley, Pace (Jean) Boyack Jr.,, Pat (Mary) Boyack. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by parents; and brothers, Monty and Lester Standley.
Funeral service Friday, Aug. 22, 11 a.m., at Helper LDS Stake Center. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street in Price Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and at the church Friday one hour prior to services. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.
Franklin Pace Boyack (1899 - 1977)
Elda Ames Boyack (1901 - 1988)
Franklin Pace Boyack (1936 - 2005)*
James Bruce Boyack (1942 - 2003)
Mountain View Cemetery
Created by: R Wright
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66836394