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Rush and Lacy Boyer

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Title

Rush and Lacy Boyer

Subject

Boyer, Rush William (1914-2001)
Boyer, Lacy Alva (1915-2004)

Description

Portrait of Rush W. Boyer (left) with his brother, Lacy Alva Boyer (right), when both were very young. Their parents were George William (1880-1943) and Mary Lacy (Rush) (1885-1966) Boyer, from Woodstock. At least two other siblings died as infants.

When Rush W. Boyer registered for the WWII draft, he worked for Holmes & Son, Co. in Washington D.C. He served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army from 1942-1946. By 1950, he was in Fauquier County, married to Hedy Clementine (Williams) Boyer, and working as a mail carrier for the U.S. Post Office.

Rush re-enlisted in the military and served another two years (1950-1952). His wife died sometime after that and Rush married for the second time in 1961. At that time, he lived in Midland, Virginia, and worked as a Surveyor. His bride was also widowed. She was Rachel Lou Keathley, a secretary born in Sparta, Tennessee. Rush is buried in Culpeper, Virginia.

Lacy Alva Boyer graduated from Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock in 1933 and was an Army veteran of World War II. He married Margaret Wallace (Shields) Boyer (1918-2006) and had a son, George W. Boyer.

Lacy retired in 1980 as branch manager for Farm Credit. He lived in Woodstock most of his life and, through the years, was a member of Woodstock Presbyterian Church and the Woodstock Rotary Club, where he was president from 1957 to 1958 and received the Paul Harris Fellow Award in 1995. He also served as a board member of Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock and Sunnyside Presbyterian Retirement Community.

Creator

Morrison Studio

Source

Morrison Studio Collection - Shenandoah County Historical Society

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

Undated

Contributor

Identified by Charlotte Clinedinst who was a cousin of the subjects. As of 2002, Rush lived in Warrenton and Lacy was in a Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, Va.
Additional biographical information was compiled from public records.

Rights

IN COPYRIGHT - NON-COMMERCIAL USE PERMITTED

Relation

Same subjects as in Morrison Photo 002803, 002815, 005123 and 011087.

Identifier

003947

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Glass Negative

Citation

Morrison Studio, “Rush and Lacy Boyer,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed May 28, 2024, https://archives.countylib.org/items/show/31804.

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