Glen R. Boykin, Sr.


HAMPTON, Va. - Glen Robert Boykin, Sr., 88, formerly of Mendota died Sept. 26, 2021.

Visitation was held on Sept. 28 at Warwick Assembly of God in Hampton, Va. beginning at 2 p.m. with funeral service following at 3 p.m. Burial with military honors will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8 at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, Va.

Glen was born Jan. 26, 1931 in Bluford to Newton and Anna (Jones) Boykin.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Martha Ann Boykin; one daughter, Sheryl (Jerry “Jay”) Pepper, Jr.; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Boykin; two grandsons, Aaron Boykin (fiancée, Jennifer Pitts) and Jacob (Brielle) Pepper; one granddaughter, Rachel (Marlin) Pereira; and one sister, Colleen Zinke.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one son and two grandsons.

Glen was a 1950 graduate of Mendota High School. He served his country for 20 years before retiring from the U. S. Army. After retirement, he worked for 13 years with Snap-on Tools. He was a member of Warwick Assembly of God, where he was a member of the Glenn Jones Sunday School class and was director of maintenance for 20 years.

Memorial donations may be made to Warwick Assembly of God, 1228 Todds Lane, Hampton, VA 23666.