Boncil Dyches Obituary (2021) – Aiken, SC

Boncil “Bo” Dyches, Jr.
AIKEN – On Friday, June 25, 2021, Boncil Henry (Bo) Dyches, passed away peacefully and is now at rest with Elizabeth Borden (Lib) Dyches, his beloved spouse of 68 yrs, the two in the arms of their Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was 91 many years previous and lived a total and blessed lifestyle.
Bo was born on October 7, 1929, in an condominium previously mentioned the jailhouse in Barnwell, SC, exactly where his father served as the Barnwell County Sheriff. His father passed absent in August 1932 when Bo was 3 decades outdated. His mother, Ga moved with him and his sister Mary Jane to Columbia, SC where by he was raised through elementary and substantial college.
He was recruited to enjoy soccer at The Citadel the place he played as a tackle during his 4 years as a cadet. At The Citadel, each and every cadet’s course ring includes melted gold from rings donated to the respective school by deceased alumni. As a Citadel graduate, he acquired the proper to dress in “The Ring” which involves demanding study, wonderful sacrifice, and loyal service and he honored this, extremely regarded, and strongly imposed ideal through his everyday living.
Upon his graduation, he married Lib and shortly thereafter was posted to England in which he served as an officer in the Air Power in the course of the Korean war.
Just after his military service, he enjoyed a thriving profession as an industrial engineer and the “Answer Person” for the Chevron Corporation. He was a father of 4, Deborra (Debbi Dyches) Campbell, Elizabeth (Beth Dyches) Keen, Paul Dyches and Mary Catherine (Dyches) Hendry a grandfather of 9, Stephanie (Campbell) Cristofanelli and Geoff Campbell, Jessica (Keen) Paulding and John Christopher (Bucky) Keen Sarah, Anna, Rachel, and Colin Hendry and Ben Dyches and a terrific grandfather of four, Caroline and Katherine Cristofanelli, and Gracie and Andie Claire Paulding.
He was preceded in dying by his father, a previous Sheriff of Barnwell County, Boncil Henry Dyches, Sr, his mom Georgia Durden (Dyches) Cooke, his sister, Mary Jane (Dyches) Fulton, his uncle and aunt, Mandel (former Mayor of Aiken, SC) and Belle Surasky. He is survived by his fifty percent-brother, Larry Cooke and a variety of nieces and nephews.
Reliable with their deep faith and appreciate for Jesus Christ, Bo and Lib have been devoted members of New Covenant Presbyterian Church (NCPC) in Aiken SC for 25 yrs.
A “Celebration of Lifestyle” services will be held at NCPC on a date but to be decided prior to Labor Working day 2021.
In lieu of flowers, memorials could be directed to New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 526 Hitchcock Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801 or to The Citadel Brigadier Basis, 69 Hagood Ave, Charleston, SC 29403.
“To reside in the hearts of all those we really like is not to die.”
924 HAYNE AVE., AIKEN, SC 29801
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