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Jeffrey “Jeff” Scott Boyer, 65 years old, of St. Joseph, MO, died January 11, 2024, peacefully at the family farm in Gorin surrounded by family. 

He was born June 21, 1958, to Keith and Ruth Ann Boyer in Hannibal. 

On September 30, 1995, he married the former Julie L. Mathes in Kirksville. She survives. 

Jeff graduated from Burlington (IA) High School and attended Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville. Jeff had a successful 40-year career in the AgChem business. 

Jeff was a Mizzou, St. Louis Cardinals, and Kansas City Chiefs fan. He loved to hunt, fish, spend time at the family farm, and teach his kids, nephews, nieces, and grandchildren how to hunt and fish. 

Jeff is survived by: his wife, Julie L. (Mathes) Boyer; son, Chris (Michelle) Boyer; daughter, Amanda (Ben) Hall; grandsons, Wesley Boyer and Fletcher Hall; granddaughter, Madeline Hall; mother, Ruth Ann Boyer; brothers: Kent (Kim) Boyer, Tim (Patti) Boyer; sister, Julie Ann (Kevin Webb) Boyer; in-laws, Garry and Alice Kay Mathes; brother-in-law, David (Laurie) Mathes; sister-in-law, Janet (Larry) Reed; many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. 

There will be a celebration of life in honor of Jeff at a later date. 

Memorials are suggested to: the Wounded Warrior Project in honor of his son Chris, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in honor of his daughter Amanda, or the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation in honor of his wife Julie and can be left at or mailed to the Gerth Funeral Service, 115 S. Main St., Memphis, MO 63555. 

Online condolences may be sent to the Boyer family by signing the guestbook at gerthfuneralservice. com. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Gerth Funeral Servic