Boyd Kincaid Florer, 74, of Galesburg,
died at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at home.
He was born July 21, 1945, in
St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Dale and Dorothea Colleen (Kincaid) Florer. He married Jeanette Lynn Murphy on May 23, 1970,
in the Chapel of McCord Air Force Base.
He is survived by his wife of
49 years, Jeanette; his “fur kids”, Toby and Buddy; a sister, Robyn (Sonny) Anderson
of Fairfield, Illinois; cousins, Steve Kincaid and Kim Matthews and her children;
and nieces and nephews, Curtis, Lisa, Kelly, and Wes. His parents preceded him in death.
Boyd graduated from Fairfield
High School. He attended the Chicago Institute
of Art and Clover Park Vocational School in Tacoma, Washington. After moving to Galesburg, he worked at Admiral/Maytag
for 30 years, retiring February 28, 2003.
Boyd was an active person, enjoying
golfing at Laurel Greens and Bunker Links. In the winter months, he kept active with bowling
and archery. He was a talented artist, focusing
on drawing and painting.
Boyd served in the United States
Air Force from 1967 to 1971.
Graveside service will be 11:30
a.m. Monday, August 12, 2019, in Maple Hill Cemetery in Fairfield, Illinois. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions in his name may be made
to Hospice Compassus or the Knox County Humane Society, both in Galesburg. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation
Services Galesburg Chapel is handling arrangements for the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.