Francis “Tad” Xavier Boyle, III

Francis “Tad” Xavier Boyle, III, of Star City, WV, died Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at his home.

He was born August 20, 1976, in Princeton, WV, a son of Francis Xavier Boyle, Jr., of French Creek, WV, and Clerc Daniell, f Spencer, WV.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepmother, Colleen Boyle; one stepbrother, Steven Gaughan and wife Tessa, of Sanford, NC; one half-brother, Justin Bossert, of Spencer, WV; one stepsister, Natalie Boyle, of French Creek; one half-sister, Aliy Bossert, of Las Vegas, NV; two uncles, Eugene Boyle and Ilona Jurith, of Interlaken, NJ, and James Robert Daniell, Jr. and wife Heidi Seay, of Grenville, SC; six aunts: Judith Stengle and husband Nick, of Neptune City, NJ, Mary Ellen McHale and husband Michael, of Fairfax, VA, Janet Lucas and husband Gary, of Alta Monte Springs, FL, Danette Daniell, of Mendham, NJ, Frances Calcutt and husband Phil, of Oro Valley, AZ, and Christine Danielle Connell and husband James, of University Heights, OH; and several cousins.

“Tad” worked at J. W. Tad and he was a member of the Roane County High School class of 1994 and graduated from WV State University with a degree in Communications. He worked at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in the Kitchen and he loved animals, especially dogs.

A Memorial Gathering will be held Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Father Ed as celebrant.

In honoring Tad’s wishes, he will be cremated. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Animal Friends of Barbour County, 320 Valley Bend Road, Belington, WV, 26250.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home.


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