Obit: John Michael Boye - age 47 (July 2009)
Subject: Obit: John Michael Boyer - age 47|
Date: 11 Jul 09 - 05:46 AM
John Michael Boyer age 47 died of natural causes.
He was a quadriplegic musician and played in the
bluegrass band called Goldrush with his brothers
Mark and Kevin Rast.
The played many places including the Greentree Festival
and at Focal Point and the Chelsea House Coffeehouse
in Vermont and the Fox Hollow Folk Festival in upstate New York.
His family, the Boyer Family of Kirkwood, has performed together
as a band for the past 40 years, specializing in traditional folk music.
Mr. Boyer's family music was passed down from his great-grandfather
over four generations. As a young teenager, he helped his parents
work at their music store, Music Folk, 8015 Big Bend in Webster Groves.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 12, 3 p.m.,
at Faith Des Peres Presbyterian Church, 11155 Clayton Road in Frontenac.
Subject: RE: Obit: John Michael Boye - age 47 (July 2009)|
Date: 12 Jul 09 - 03:49 AM
I never met JMB or heard of him before today. But he was a musician and that says it all for me. Rest well Mr Boye.