was first licensed in 1996 when his son, fellow ARMS
member Kendall, K5DJU, challenged him to get his
license. Eldo, W5ADT, introduced him to the ARMS net,
and shortly thereafter Boyce became the Friday net
control for the 20-meter net.
Boyce ran a TV/radio shop for many years until
retirement. He's been serving the Lord since 1961 and
is greatly involved in his local church. Over the
years he's developed quite and interest in music,
especially old-time Gospel. He plays the guitar, the
keyboard, and the fiddle. Boyce and his sister,
Janice, go to nursing homes during the week, play
music, and hold services. He says the residents always
enjoy seeing them.
has been married to Thelma Lou for 47 years now. They
have one daughter, Denise, of Scurry, Texas, and one
son, Kendall, of Imperial Beach, California. They have
also been blessed with three grandchildren: Elisabeth,
Aaron, and Madison.
118:24 is cited by Boyce as his favorite Scripture:
"This is the day the Lord has made; let us
rejoice and be glad in it."
leaves us with the following words. "Over the
years I have thoroughly enjoy serving the Lord daily
and talking to all the great folks on the ARMS net.
I've never met a greater group of people. I have found
out as I get older that my get up and go, goes
a lot faster than it used to. I will keep serving the
Lord and doing His will as long as He allows me to do
POSTED ON 29-APR-2006; 08-DEC-2007 ]