Point- Eddie Boykin, 60, of Powells Point, NC joined his heavenly
Father, October 2, 2016 in Elizabeth City, NC. He was the son of
the late Lucile and Joseph Boykin and was also predeceased by his
brothers David Boykin and Larry Boykin and his sister Betty Sue Greene.
was born in Rocky Mount, NC. After his schooling, he went on to
establish his own successful painting contracting business. The
company has served the outer banks for over 25 years.
his spare time, Eddie enjoyed spending time with his family- especially
his granddaughter. He managed to enjoy his life even as he battled
several serious health issues in recent years. Eddie will be remembered
lovingly by all he touched.
Eddie Boykins' survivors include his
devoted wife of nearly 40 years, Donna of the Powells Point residence;
his sons, Jimmy (Joanna) Boykin or Kitty Hawk, NC and Roy Boykin
(fiancee Heidi) of Chesapeake, VA; one granddaughter, Brianna Boykin
also of Powells Point, NC; three brothers, Jake Boykin,
Jimmy Lee Boykin, and Wayne Boykin; four sisters, Judy Marcum, Faye
Newton, Emma Jean Ogara, and Shirley Moore. Also surviving
numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members, and loyal
The family will hold a memorial service Tuesday
October 18, 2016 at Jimmy Seafood Buffet Restaurant in Kitty Hawk at 12
noon. Pastor Eugene McLawhorn will officiate. In lieu of
flowers, please uplift the family with your prayers.
to the family may be expressed at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959