It is with great sadness and love that we announce the sudden passing of James Allister Boyne at 83 years of age.
Born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, raised in a foster home, he joined the Navy at age 16 serving for 2 years. Jim is survived by his loving wife Gloria, his sons from a previous marriage Barry and Robert (Angela). Predeceased by stepdaughter daughter Stephanie in 2015, mother Dorothy Furman, sister Ellen Mackinnon.
He met his loving partner Gloria in 1967 and together they shared a wonderful life with his career in car sales, oilfield hauling – PDQ Trucking Ltd until retiring the business in 2010.
He is survived by his father-in-law Alex Trenchuk; sisters-in-law Rachel Marsh (Dr.Glyn), Elvine Skoretz (Arni); brother-in-law Dwayne (Amy); and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews that he loved very much. He will be missed by many friends that he has met through his life’s journey and travels around the world. He loved people, a kind heart always a helping hand to many. Jim’s passion included reading the geographic, history, golfing, fixing and selling cars, and his dog Taylor.
Details of Jim’s celebration of life will be shared at a later date due to the COVID 19 virus. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hope Mission which he supported throughout the years.