Boyce Burdette


West Union– Boyce Edwin Burdette, 86, husband of Maggie Gibby Burdette, passed away on Monday, November 15th, 2021 at Prisma Health Oconee Memorial Hospital.


Boyce was born in Stephens County, Georgia and was the son of the late Leonard and Maudie Mae Richardson Burdette.  Boyce was a veteran having served with the United States Army, a retired electrician with Flour Daniel, and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.


Boyce is survived by his beloved wife, Maggie Gibby Burdette of sixty-two years; sons, Dewayne Burdette of Walhalla, Steve Burdette (Stephanie) of Salem; daughters, Debbie Graham (Donnie Holden) of West Union, and Shirley Cox of Greenville; ten grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren.


In addition to his parents, Boyce is preceded in death by his brothers, Carl Burdette, Ray Burdette, and Guy Burdette; sisters, Louise Campbell, and Ella Mae Burnette.


A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Thursday, November 18th, 2021 at Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel with entombment to follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends 12:30pm – 1:45pm prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home.


The family is at their respective homes. Flowers are accepted or memorials in Boyce’s memory can be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123,  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting