Darwin Dale Boyles, age 77, of Rome City, died Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at his home. Darwin was born in Arcola, Indiana on November 21, 1943 to the late George Wesley Boyles and Juanita Carol (Clifford) Masters. He honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps for two tours during the Vietnam War. He was a heavy equipment operator and proud member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150. Darwin married Barbara Helen Skevington in Las Vegas on Christmas day, December 25, 1990. He was a life member of the Rome City American Legion Post 381 and a retired longtime volunteer fireman with the Rome City Volunteer Fire Department.
Wife, Barbara Boyles of Rome City.
Daughter, LeAnn and John Hillabrand of Auburn.
Son, Nathan Boyles of Waterloo.
Son, Gregory Boyles of Waterloo.
Grandchildren: Nicole Hillabrand, Paul Sparkman, Cory Hillabrand, Weston Hillabrand, Lydia Robinson and Elijah Robinson.
Several children from Iowa including Duane Lee Boyles (deceased), Douglas Boyles, Randall Boyles, Todd A. Boyles, Anthony Boyles, Troy Boyles, Nena Boyles; grandsons, Toby Boyles and Cain Boyles.
Sister, Donna and Art Atwater of Howe.
Sister, Marcia and John Kitchen of Rome City.
Brother, Larry Boyles of Florida.
Stepbrother, Bobby and Marcia Masters of Kansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Wesley Boyles and David Boyles; stepsister, Debbie Montie.
A memorial service with military honors will be held Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Rome City Fire Department, 101 Warrener Drive, Rome City, Indiana.
Memorial donations may be made to the Rome City Volunteer Fire Department.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.
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