Danny Ray Boyett

Born: Fri., Oct. 18, 1946
Died: Wed., Jun. 12, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., Jun. 15, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sun., Jun. 16, 2019
Location: Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

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Mr. Danny Ray Boyett, Sr., age 72, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday evening (6/12/19) at his residence following an extended illness.

Born October 18, 1946 in Patterson, he was a son of the late James Franklin and Reba Vida Barnard Boyett. He graduated from Patterson High School in 1965 and lived most of his life in Pierce County.  He had served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War but retired from UPS following 32 years of service.  He had also worked as a contractor for houses, worked for Overhead Door, and enjoyed farming.  He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Ida Mae Cook, Coye Elliot Boyett, Sr., James Evan Boyett, Patricia Vida McCollum, Franklin Boyett, Joseph Larry Boyett, and George Dale Boyett.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Diane Dixon Boyett of Blackshear; daughter, Dana Boyett Conley (husband Gary) of Valdosta; son, Danny Ray Boyett, Jr. (wife Tori) of Blackshear; 4 grandchildren, Brant Boyett of Blackshear, Colby Conley of Valdosta, Bailynn Rae Boyett of Blackshear, and Cameron Conley (wife Martina) of Hahira; 1 great granddaughter, Cambry Ann Conley of Hahira; 1 sister, Virginia Boyett Cason (husband Chubby) of Patterson; 2 special nephews, Simon Cason and Jeremy Boyett, both of Patterson; his special companion, Dixie; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Sunday afternoon (6/16/19) at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Patterson. Burial will follow in the Enon Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Saturday evening at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m.

The family requests all current and former employees of UPS to serve as honorary pallbearers.  Please be at the church by 2:40 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.hartfh.com.

Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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