James Houston Boyce 1961 ~ 2011

Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He passed away February 25, 2011 in his residence in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born February 9, 1961 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He graduated from West High in 1979. He moved to Las Vegas, Nevada 23 years ago and met his wife Mie. Together they enjoyed visiting with family in the States and in Japan. Jim loved the cherry blossom season there. Jim loved life and shared that enthusiasm with everyone he met. He cherished his family and felt even if he didn't choose them he would have picked them as his friends. He was excited about recently becoming a grandpa. He was an avid sports fan and liked the Utah Jazz and Utah Utes. Jim is survived by his wife Mie, three children; Jenny, Shelly and Ricky, two sisters; Anne and Linda, and brother John. Jim was preceded in death by his mother Faye Garfield and father John Ira. Services will be held Friday, March 4, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., at the LDS chapel on A St. 2nd Ave, Salt Lake City, Utah. Family and Friends may come prior to the service to pay their respects to the family.