Douglas James Boyce

August 19, 1942 ~ February 11, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Douglas Boyce Obituary

Rev. Douglas James Boyce, 81, of Newland, NC passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at Care Partners Solace Center in Asheville, NC. Born August 19, 1942 in Atlantic City, NJ, he was a son of the late William and Anne Marie Boyce. He received a diploma in Biblical Studies from Baptist Bible Seminary in Johnson City, NY and retired from Cornell University.  For many years he was a member of Brooktondale Baptist and was honored to in many different positions ranging from pastor, deacon, or anywhere needed. He was also a faithful member of Faith Baptist Church in Linville, NC. Of his many enjoyments in life reading, preaching, and sharing the Gospel were among his favorites. Surviving are his children, David Boyce and his spouse, Carmelita, of Valrico, FL, Jonathan Boyce and his spouse, Mia, of Mills River, NC, Rebecca Corriveau and her spouse, Ted, of Shelby, NC, and Rachel Flohr and her spouse, Frank, of Monte Vista, CO; brother, William “Bill” Boyce of Rocky Mount, VA; six grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren. The family would love to express their overwhelming gratitude to Jonathan and Mia for their exceptional loving care as they escorted our dad to Heaven’s Gates. Also, to Pastor Brad Calhoun and his church family for all of their help. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 2 PM at Words of Life Tabernacle in Arden, NC with Carl Bishop, Pastor Brad Calhoun, and Pastor Barry Goodman officiating. His final resting place will be at Fork Mountain Cemetery in Newland, NC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Village of Hope, Uganda or for Bible donations at Faith Baptist Church in Linville, NC or online at

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Memorial Service
March 9, 2024

2:00 PM
Words of Life Tabernacle (Arden, NC)


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