George F. Boyle, Jr.

March 01, 1941 ‒ September 21, 2017

Galion, Ohio

George F. Boyle, Jr. 76, of Galion passed away at the Galion Hospital emergency room Thursday, September 21, 2017 after a sudden illness.

He was born March 1, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was the son of the late George F. Boyle, Sr. and Ruth (Gangware) Boyle. George is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda L. (Waldrop) Boyle whom he married on August 25, 1963.

He was a 1959 graduate of Richland High School in Pennsylvania and worked over 35 years as an Industrial Engineer at the former North Electric/ITT and retired from P.E.C.O. George was a member of Grace Point Church in Galion and enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and yardwork. He was a loving grandfather who simply adored his granddaughters.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter Deborah L. (Jeffery) Wyatt of Newark; son George F., III (Catherine) Boyle of Morgantown, West Virginia; granddaughters Brianna Wyatt of Pasadena, California, Alissa Wyatt of Newark, Katelyn Boyle and Alexandria Boyle both of Morgantown, West Virginia and two sisters Betty Williams of Elmira, New York and Marjorie (Ray) Istenes of Allison Park, Pennsylvania.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 and one hour prior to the 11:00 a.m. service on Monday, September 25 with Rev. Paul Walter officiating. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Point in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of George Boyle, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • Linda, I am sorry for your loss. George was a great guy and a good friend we spent many enjoyable hours fishing together I will really miss that.

  • Linda, Debbie and George, Ricky , myself and my family send our loving prayers and sympathy to you and your families. We all had some great times as kids at camp and your dad riding us in the lil tractor cart.. many happy memories..
    we love you all..

  • Linda I’m so very sorry to hear of George’s sudden passing. May God wrap His living arms around you & comfort you as only He can during this sad time & in the days ahead. Praying for you & your family. My deepest Sympathy.

  • Linda I am so sorry to hear of George’s passing. I know there’s not much anyone can say to lesson the pain. But just remember he lives on in the wonderful memories you shared. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Debbie,

    Melodie and I are sending our love, prayers and heartfelt condolences in the loss of your Father. I know this is a difficult time for you and your Mother, but am trusting that the loving support of family and friends will give you the strength and peace you need at a time like this.
    I so enjoyed the thoughtful video of your Father and family. I am sure that he was a fine man and I can tell that I would have liked him very much. His love of family and outdoor adventure is obvious. That is a wonderful legacy for your family to cherish. May God be with you today as you gather to celebrate a life well lived and to say farewell until you are reunited in Christ.

  • The Captains, Crew & Tibbels Families will truly miss, George and his smile and humor he brought to our Fishing Charters. Your family is in our Thoughts and prayers.

  • So sorry to hear of Geroge’s passing. He was one of the nicest persons we knew. There are never adequate words to express our sympathy, but you are in our thoughts and prayers. The video was a wonderful tribute to him.