This obituary was found in the collection of the Colson Library, Morgantown, WV and submitted by Bridgette Osz.
Thursday Aug 24, 1961, Barbour Democrat page 4
Samuel M Boylen 63y of Philippi Rt 2 Ford Run community died at 4 a.m. on Friday August 18 in a Painesville, Ohio hospital where he had been a patient for five days.
He was born in Barbour County on March 25, 1898, a son of the late James and Cordelia Cross Boylen. On November 8, 1924 he was married to the former Edna Lyons, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons Ray J., Troy D., and Kenneth H. Boylen all of Painesville, one daughter, Mrs Carl (Melrose) Simpson, also of Painesville; one foster son Dennis Upton at home; 12 grandchildren, three brothers, Henry Boylen, George Boylen of Philippi, William Boylen of Kasson.
Mr Boylen had been employed by Fisher Body Company at Cleveland, Ohio for the past 6 years.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Connie Dickens of Fairmont at 2 p.m. on Monday in a local funeral home. Burial was made in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery