Roy Alvin Bolyard, Jr, 47 of Newburg, WV passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020. He was born on September 23, 1972 in Kingwood, son of Roy A Bolyard Sr and Linda Kay Dillsworth Bolyard. He graduated from Central Preston High School,Class of 1991. Roy served his country in the United States Marines and was stationed in Persian Gulf from 1991-1995. He worked for the Town of Tunnelton as a Chief Water Operator. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and riding four-wheelers. Roy is survived by his parents, his life partner, Gina Bowman; one son, Dillion Bowman, OH; one daughter, Jade Bolyard, Newburg; two brothers, Jason Bolyard, Grafton, Alex Bolyard and Shirlyn, Masontown; father-in-law, Eddie Jackson; special niece, Ally; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Roy was preceded in death by one brother, Steve Bolyard in 2019. Family will receive friends at Bolyard Funeral Home on Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 3-8PM and Friday, July 10, 2020 from 9am until time of funeral service at 11:00AM with Pastor Dave Freeman officiating with proper distancing and face mask required. Interment will be at Shay’s Chapel Cemetery where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Col. Rowan Post 2345, Preston County Chapter 977, Vietnam Veterans of America and the US Marine Corps. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his Funeral Care Fund on our website on his memorial page to help with unexpected expenses. Online condolences can be made at www.bolyardfuneralhomewv.com. Bolyard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bolyard family.
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