2019 Show Open Horse Show Dates
In Memory of an Amazing Cowboy
Gilbert A. Boyden
JUNE 25, 1934 ~ FEBRUARY 4, 2019 (AGE 84)
Gilbert was born in 1934 in Lebanon, OH to the late Ralph L. Boyden and the late Mollie M. (York) Boyden.
He is preceded in death by his son, Brian L. Boyden.
He is survived by his children, Cynthia A. Coffey, Alan Boyden, Lance Boyden and Wendy Jean Boyden; his grandchildren, Jamie Link, Clyde Coffey, Olivia Hill and Billy Hill; and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, Charles C. Boyden, Sherry Wright and Randy L. Boyden.
Gilbert and his family moved to Charles County when he was a child and he attended LaPlata High School. He served in the Korean War for two years and also as an Army Reservist for eight years. He has been called the “Charles County’s Cowboy”, as he was an avid horseman his entire life. He was a farrier, horse breeder, showed and trained Quarter horses and managed a horse operation in Faulkner, MD.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gilbert’s memory to Mounted Wanderers 4-H Club at 3011 Fraser Rd., Bryans Rd., MD 20616.
Gilbert Allen Boyden, 84, of Bel Alton, MD passed away on
February 4, 2019 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.