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Leonard Adean "Len" Boyles Sr. , 87

Leonard Adean "Len" Boyles Sr. , 87

Leonard Adean "Len" Boyles Sr. , 87, of Hendersonville, NC passed away Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Elizabeth House.

He was a lifelong resident of Henderson County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nomi and Mary Boyles, his wife of 36 years, Irene Garren Boyles, two brothers, Marion and Jack Boyles and a sister, Hilda Wolfe.

He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII, was the first Henderson County Zoning Administrator  and retired from the Veteran's Service Administration after 36 years of service.

He is survived by a son, Leonard Adean Boyles Jr. of Hendersonville; a daughter, Kathy Honeycutt and her husband Rick of Greenville, SC; two grandkids, Brittany Honeycutt of Greenville, SC and Matthew Honeycutt and wife Bridget of Greer, SC; two great grandkids, Kayleigh and Mattix and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held 3 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2012 at Moore's Grove United Methodist Church with Richard Rhodes and Rev. Deb Patterson officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Henderson County Honor Guard.

Donations may be made in Leonard's honor to the Elizabeth House, 581 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.