Homer Eugene “Gene” Boykin

April 3, 1962 - October 29, 2013
Homer Eugene “Gene” Boykin


Mr. Homer Boykin, age 51, of Hampstead, died on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.

He was born on April 3, 1962 in Roanoke Rapids, NC to Gleenwood Jackson and Myrtle Butler Boykin. He grew up in North Garden, Va. and moved to Wilmington in 1982.
Gene had a great love for fishing, loved rock-n-roll, and had a heart of gold. His current occupation was plastering, in which he was very proud of his work.

In addition to his parents, Gene is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Loretta “Sue” Yopp Boykin; sons, Jordan Eugene Boykin and Andrew Mitchell Bryant (Brittany); twin brother, Elwood Boykin and brother, Gleenwood Jackson Boykin, Jr. (Lynda); sister, Gwendolyn Boykin Pitt (Bert); granddaughter, Mackenzie Bryant and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be announced at a future date at Cape Fear River.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Jordan Boykin, c/o Alliance Credit Union, 237 Racine Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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