Johnny retired from Arch Coal at the Ruffner Mine. He was of Christian faith, a member of the UMWA local 5958 and Beni Kedem Shriners, and received his 50 year member pin earlier in the year from the Masonic Aracoma 99 Lodge of Logan.
Preceding him in death and awaiting him were his mother and father, Betty Jo and Johnny Boytek II; his brother, Roger Dale Boytek, and his beloved wife of 47 years, Jennie Boytek.
Those left with great memories of him are his daughters, Pam (Tuffy) Fortune of Chapmanville, Jacquie Boytek of Blair, and Mary “Good Girl” (Bill) Egnor of Morrisvale; grandchildren, Jennifer, Travis, Wyndee and Charyne Fortune, Brandon Sloan, and Kaylea and Kassidy Egnor; great-grandchildren, Jerzee and Nyra Waters and Brystal Fulk; special nieces, Julie (David) Morgan and boys Oliver and Sam of Athens and Johnnie Mae Boytek of Danville, and a host of friends.
The family would like to give a heartfelt “Thank You” to Johnny’s extended family at Boone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and to his nurses from Dignity Hospice.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 29, at the James Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
His Masonic brothers will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com
James Funeral Home of Aracoma is in charge of the arrangements.