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Roscoe Edward Bolyard

August 21, 1934 ~ April 17, 2021 (age 86)


Roscoe Edward Bolyard, 86 of Laurel Park, Clarksburg passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at his residence with family by his side.

Roscoe was born August 21, 1934 in Rowlesburg, WV, son of the late Wayne Harr and Gussie Ray Maier Bolyard.

Roscoe graduated from WV Rowlesburg, Class of 1952. He served his country in the United States Army. He retired as a Trainman from CSX railroad with forty seventy years of service and started in 1952 with the B&O Railroad. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors.  He also enjoyed socializing and meeting up with his Railroad buddies once a month for lunch.

Roscoe is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Barbara Jean Johnson Bolyard whom he married on April 20, 1965; two children, Nelson Bolyard and Beverly, Laurel Park, Shelby Riggs and Jeff, Clarksburg; three grandchildren, Bethany Fedio, Dr. Lucas Bolyard and Katie, Chandler Bolyard; one sister, Barbara Jean Reed, Vestal, NY; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Roscoe was preceded in death by five brothers, Alden Lane Bolyard and Irene, Donald William Bolyard, Walter Brown (Bud) Bolyard and Dorothy, Walker Bradford Bolyard, George Harold Bolyard and Marlene; one sister, Winona Florence Bolyard.

A private graveside service will be held at the WV National Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the Taylor County Honor Guard and the United State Army Honor Guard. Online condolences can be made on Davis Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bolyard Family.   

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