|Daniel A. Boys Jr, 50, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 27, 2011.
Daniel was born the son of Daniel Arthur Boys Sr. and Agnes Louise Lawrence, on January 5, 1961 in Maywood, Illinois.
He is survived by his life long companion Debra Boydstun of Galesburg, Illinois, 2 step-children Tracy Root of Kansas City, Missouri and Melissa Boydstun of Galesburg, Illinois, sister Connie (Richard) Pruka of Abingdon, Illinois, brother Michael "Pert" (Katrina)Boys of St. Augustine, Illinois, sister Julie Boys of Abingdon, Illinois and sister Colleen (Bill Jr.) Marshall of Abingdon, Illinois. Also surviving are step-grandchildren Emily and Victoria Plue, Hannah Root and Cobain Knutson. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, son Todd and stepdaughter Betty.
Daniel was a mechanic his whole life and enjoyed collecting antique toys and model cars and also watching the Cartoon Network. He loved motorcycles and spending time with family and friends.
Visitation will be at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville, Illinois on Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Luncheon will be noon to 4:00 p.m. at the home of Connie Pruka, 711 N. Main St., Abingdon. A graveside service will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the family. Online condolences and sympathy cards can be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.