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Boyd Junior Shreve
  • December 29, 1920
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  • April 11, 2012

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Boyd Junior Shreve, 91, of Deltona, Florida, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Debary Manor in Debary, Florida. He was born December 29, 1920 in Buckhannon, W.Va., the son of the late Lyman Cullivan Shreve and Mary Etta Ours Shreve. He was preceded in death by an infant sister, no name, a infant brother, Floyd Collins Shreve, a infant brother, David Page Shreve, a sister, Martha May Smith, a brother, Enoch Ralph Shreve and a brother, Charles William Shreve.  He is survived by a sister, Elizabeth Ruth Fortney of Kesling Mill, W.Va.  On February 1, 1942 he married Eva Jane Mick, who survives. They had 4 children. Also surviving is their one son: Brian Shreve of Elyria, OH. Three daughters: Margaret Ann Sherrill of Panama City, FL; Marlene Sue Lewis of Vermilion, OH and Marion Louise Carnahan of Panama City, FL. Five Grand Children: Daniel Carson of Phoenix, AZ, James Michael Gerbasi of Butler, OH., Shirley Marie Gerbasi of LaGrange, OH., Joyce Kay Pippert of Findlay, OH., Stephen Manning of LaGrange, OH. Eleven Great Grand Children: James Jr., Christy Marie, Amanda, Matthew, Joseph, Alexis, Stephanie, Erica, Sarah, Isaac, Jenna.  On July 29, 1966 he married Dorathea Marie Olsen Smith, who preceded him in death in 2009. They had 4 children. Also surviving is the one son: Richard Smith of Elyria, OH. Three daughters: Laura Ann Sustrik of Surprise, AZ, Susan Lee Sears of Oak Hill, W.Va., and Evelyn Louise Watson of Deltona, FL. Six Grand Children: Robert Sustrik of Henderson, NV, Tammy Fleming of Henderson, NV., ”Little” John Sustrik of Surprise, AZ., Felicia Lee Treadway of Oak Hill, W.Va., Larry Sears Jr. of Oak Hill, W.Va. and Robert Thomas Lee of Sanford, FL. Fifteen Great Grand Children: Chase, Eric, Ayden, Mia, Tiffany, Savannah, Bryce, Preston, Raven, Jaidyn, River, Ardyn, John IV, J.D., and Sarah.  He graduated from Buckhannon Upshur High School in 1940. He continued his studies at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, W.Va. and received a degree in Business Administration. He worked as a grocery clerk for A & P Tea Company in Buckhannon, W.Va. from 1940 to 1942. He was in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945. He started as an apprentice seaman and promoted to Yeoman (Personnel) Petty Officer First Class. Upon being transferred to a Receiving Station for shore duty, he was responsible for six civil service and ten enlisted personnel to process all records and navy personnel being transferred through the receiving station for other assignments. He served on the USS Seattle and USS Parrott – Destroyer in the Pacific fighting the Japanese in WW II. He was awarded various medals. He went back to A & P Tea Company from 1945 to 1952 working as a grocery clerk, coffee-dairy department head, relief cashier and relief assistant manager. In 1953 he went to work for Ford Motor Company in Cleveland, OH. Initially hired as an inventory checker, promoted thru positions of inventory clerk, production control man, and senior production control man to production control supervisor. After 24 years he retired in 1977 and moved to Florida.   He was a member of the Volusia County Baptist Church in Orange City, FL.  A private service will be held at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL on May 11, 2012 at 2:30PM. 

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  1. Ben says:
    19 May 2012
    to people in a forum held in Jaffna that If polcie powers are given to Tamil province now It will act as another para military. But what I commented was seriously criticized. The bloody elitist scoundrel living in Europe and USA wish to make another fight in Sri Lanka. Because their children will be never affected .Do you agree or not?Regards,Bharthipan

  2. James Gerbasi says:
    23 Apr 2012
    Although we were never able to get close you will be missed and in our hearts and prayers, you are definately going to a better place maybe we will get to be closer when i come to visit.Love Jim`

  3. Marlene Shreve Lewis says:
    15 Apr 2012
    I will miss talking to you on the phone Dad and just knowing you are there. But I know that you are in the presence of God now and with your loved ones and I am so happy for you. Set free from the handicaps of your earthly body. Perfect peace and joy. I will look forward to seeing you again in heaven. I love and miss you dad but will see you again.

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    Brian
    Brian

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    Boyd
    Boyd

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    Aug 1965 Ralph's front yard in Buckhannon
    Aug 1965 Ralph's front yard in Buckhannon

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    Boyd holding Brian,Lyman,Martha Shreve and Tina Mrtles
    Boyd holding Brian,Lyman,Martha Shreve and Tina Mrtles

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    Charles,Ruth,Martha,Ralph,Boyd at Farm
    Charles,Ruth,Martha,Ralph,Boyd at Farm

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    Boyd  March 11, 1952
    Boyd March 11, 1952

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    Laura Sustrik, Boyd and Evelyn Watson
    Laura Sustrik, Boyd and Evelyn Watson

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    Boyd  Dec 8, 1962
    Boyd Dec 8, 1962

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    Boyd's 52 Plymouth, Brian, Margie, Marlene
    Boyd's 52 Plymouth, Brian, Margie, Marlene

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    Family Gathering at Ralph's house in Aug 1965
    Family Gathering at Ralph's house in Aug 1965

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    Boyd in black pants at Ralph's house 1965
    Boyd in black pants at Ralph's house 1965

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    Ruth,Boyd,Charles,Ralph,Martha on Vicksburg
    Ruth,Boyd,Charles,Ralph,Martha on Vicksburg

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    Boyd 1945 Navy
    Boyd 1945 Navy

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    Boyd
    Boyd

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    Boyd

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    Boyd and his kids

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    Charles,Martha,Ralph,Ruth,Boyd
    Charles,Martha,Ralph,Ruth,Boyd

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    Boyd,Ralph,Martha,Ruth,Charles
    Boyd,Ralph,Martha,Ruth,Charles

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    Boyd and Robert Lee Graduation Day May 2011
    Boyd and Robert Lee Graduation Day May 2011

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    Boyd and Robert Lee
    Boyd and Robert Lee

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    Boyd

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    Boyd's Graduation
    Boyd's Graduation

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    The little boy is Boyd, Tall man is Lyman Shreve, the rest are Boyd's grandparents  and a great grandparent.
    The little boy is Boyd, Tall man is Lyman Shreve, the rest are Boyd's grandparents and a great grandparent.

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    Class of 1940 - 30th reunion
    Class of 1940 - 30th reunion

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    Aug 1, 1970
    Aug 1, 1970

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    Class of 1940
    Class of 1940

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    Margie and Boyd  Feb 2004
    Margie and Boyd Feb 2004

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    Boyd and Brian
    Boyd and Brian

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    Brothers & Sisters: L-R Charles,Martha,Boyd,Ruth,Ralph
    Brothers & Sisters: L-R Charles,Martha,Boyd,Ruth,Ralph

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    Boyd's Parents and Brothers & Sisters: Mary,Charles,Martha,Boyd,Ruth,Ralph,Lyman
    Boyd's Parents and Brothers & Sisters: Mary,Charles,Martha,Boyd,Ruth,Ralph,Lyman

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    Boyd and Dorathea 1966
    Boyd and Dorathea 1966

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    Boyd,Ralph,Martha,Ruth,Charles
    Boyd,Ralph,Martha,Ruth,Charles

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    Boyd, 2 sisters,Ralph,Charles
    Boyd, 2 sisters,Ralph,Charles

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    Boyd in his Navy uniform 1944
    Boyd in his Navy uniform 1944

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    Boyd and grandson Robert Thomas Lee
    Boyd and grandson Robert Thomas Lee

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    Marlene and Boyd  1997
    Marlene and Boyd 1997

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    Dorathea,"Little John", Boyd
    Dorathea,"Little John", Boyd

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    Boyd and Dorathea at John & Laura's wedding reception in 1973
    Boyd and Dorathea at John & Laura's wedding reception in 1973

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    Boyd,Dorathea,Laura Sustrik at Hoover Dam
    Boyd,Dorathea,Laura Sustrik at Hoover Dam

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    Boyd and Dorathea
    Boyd and Dorathea

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    Boyd and Margie 2001
    Boyd and Margie 2001

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    Boyd in Navy uniform 1942
    Boyd in Navy uniform 1942

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    Eating at Holiday House: Dale and Evelyn Watson with Dale's parents Jake and Barbara Watson and Evelyn's Parents Boyd and Dorathea Shreve
    Eating at Holiday House: Dale and Evelyn Watson with Dale's parents Jake and Barbara Watson and Evelyn's Parents Boyd and Dorathea Shreve

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    Margie, Dorathea, Boyd
    Margie, Dorathea, Boyd

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    Boyd and Dorathea
    Boyd and Dorathea

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