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James B. Boyles

February 11, 1928 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 92)


James Boyles, 92, of Mediapolis, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the Great River Hospice House. Private services will be held at a later date.  A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in James’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at

James B. Boyles was born on February 11, 1928 in Golden, Illinois, the son of Bernard and Hazel (Johnson) Boyles. He attended Augusta High School.  James served in the United States Navy during World War II.  He was united in marriage to Shirley Rawson on June 29, 1947.  James owned and operated County Fair Foods in Mediapolis and Wapello for many years.  He was a member of the Mediapolis Presbyterian Church, the Mediapolis Fire Department and the American Legion.  James enjoyed golfing, dancing, traveling and spending time with his family. 

James will be deeply missed by his children, Gregory (Janice) Boyles of Burlington, Gayle (Patrick) Daly of Burlington, Linda (Jeff) Krieger of Ft. Meyers, FL; five grandchildren and five great-grandsons.

James was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brothers, David, Boyd, Timothy and Thomas; sisters, Betty, Marion, Katherine, Beryl and Margaret.

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