Milo W. Boice, 76 of Bradner, Ohio, passed away peacefully on January 31, 2018 at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.
He was born on November 25, 1941 in Wayne, Ohio, to the late Kenneth M. and Sadie (Palmerton) Boice. Milo married Marshia A. Cassady on July 13, 1963 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Risingsun, Ohio.
Surviving Milo is his loving wife of 54 years, Marshia; sons, Andrew (Kara) Boice of Creedmoor, North Carolina, Matthew (Julie) Boice of Fremont and W. Joseph Boice of Belleville, Michigan; brothers, Paul A. (Mary Jo) Boice of Warren, Michigan, and Michael Boice; sister, Jeannie Scarborough of Knoxville, Tennessee; sister-in-law, Connie Boice of Bradner; grandchildren, Drew Boice, Jordan Boice, Madison Davis, Telia Boice, Jonah Boice, Reagan Boice and Ryder Boice; and great-grandson, Bryce.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth M. and LaVerna B. Boice; mother, Sadie Palmerton; and brothers, Chester V. Boice and Ralph A. Boice.
Milo was a 1960 graduate of Risingsun High School, and then worked many years as a meat manager at Food Town in Bowling Green. He retired in 2003 after 37 years of service.
Milo was a member of the Bradner United Methodist Church, where he volunteered at their after-school program, The God Squad. He was also a member of the Bradner Volunteer Fire Department, and the local UFCW for many years.
Among many hobbies, he enjoyed raising horses with his sons, horseback trail riding and traveling with his son, Matt, to different horse shows. He also enjoyed going to the YMCA in Fostoria, spending his winters in Florida, and attending all of his children and grandchildren’s sporting events over the years. His greatest love of all was spending time with his family, especially his boys.
Friends will be received for a memorial visitation from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Bradner United Methodist Church, where a Memorial Celebration of Life Service will begin at noon with Pastor Vernagaye Sullivan officiating.
Immediately following the service, a bereavement luncheon will take place at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bradner U.M. Church or the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be sent to Milo’s family at www.barndtfuneralhome.org.
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