Galen C. Boyer, 69, Tyrone, died Monday at Epworth Manor, Tyrone.
He was born in Three Springs, son of Charles R. and Hilda Irene (Dick) Boyer. He married Jennie Mae Smith on March 11, 1966, in Winchester, Va.
Surviving are his wife; five children: Sharon S. Steele (Gordon) of Altoona and Shirley L. Butlin, William J. Maines (Sandy), Harvey J. Maines and Michele I. Phillips (Ken), all of Tyrone; a granddaughter raised in the home, Traci A. Boyer of Tyrone; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Joan Nelson of Spruce Creek; and two brothers: John (Donna) of Warriors Mark and Chester (Connie) of Alexandria.
Galen was a 1962 graduate of Juniata Valley High School. He was a member of the Hookies Fire Company and the Bellwood Eagles. He always enjoyed hunting, shooting matches, cooking and camping.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Derman Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone, and 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Tyrone Alliance Church, the Rev. Carl A. Schmidt officiating. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park.