Dr. Richard E. 'R.E.B.' Boyles Sr. (Barnwell)

Dr. Richard E. “R.E.B.” Boyles Sr., age 94, husband of Gladys S. Boyles, died Friday, September, 29, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Boyles was born in Seigling and was the son of the late Jamie and Lucille Creech Boyles. He was a U.S. Air Force WWII Veteran and an Optometrist having practice in Allendale for over fifty years.

Dr. Boyles loved the Town of Allendale and served as Mayor, Councilman and Judge. He was a member and served in many capacities of The Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion.

“R.E.B.” was devoted to his family, loved life and as he would say “LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL”

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2017 in the Allendale First Baptist Church with the Rev. David Turner officiating. Interment will follow with military honors in Swallow Savannah Cemetery.

Family members include his wife, Gladys S. Boyles; one daughter, Bridget B. Britton (Mike); one son, Dr. Richard E. Boyles Jr. (Angie); grandchildren, Allyson June Kelley-Goff (Daniel), Amanda B. Small (Andrew) and Richard E. “Rick” Boyles III (Samantha); great-grandchildren, Casey, Cody and Kennedy. He was predeceased by three brothers, Fulton, Willard and James Boyles; one sister, Sarita B. All.

Visitation will be Monday, October 2, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. until time of service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Swallow Savannah Cemetery, P.O. Box 306, Allendale, SC 29810.

Keith Smith Funeral Service, 128 Water Street, Allendale (803-584-2492) is assisting the family with arrangements.