David "Jack" Boyovich, Sr., 72, of Ellensburg, passed away peacefully at home on October 24, 2012. He was born in Roslyn, WA, on May 30, 1940, and grew up in Cle Elum with his brother, Nick, and sisters, Mary & Irene. After high school, Jack served his country by joining the Air Force in 1957 and was stationed at Geiger Air Force Base. Jack met Pat at the Seafair Races in Seattle after he got out of the service. He and Patricia Deahl were married on November 18, 1960, in Seattle, WA. They had four children.
He worked for Pacific Produce, Silver Eagle, and Boeing. In 1976, he began his trucking company, DJB Trucking, Inc. He was the owner with his son, David, and it is still in business.
Jack and Pat moved to Ellensburg where they have made many new friendships and enjoy lifetime ones also.
Jack took care of the Serbian Orthodox Cemetery in Roslyn where his family is buried. Jack loved hunting and fishing. Jack also enjoyed horses and raising cattle.
Jack is survived by his wife, Patricia Deahl Boyovich; daughter, Elizabeth; sons, David, Jr, (Joan), Michael (Lisa), and Jason (Heidi); sister, Irene; 13 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Pauline Klarich Boyovich; sister, Mary; and brother, Nick.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012, from noon to 2:00 p.m. at Cascade Funeral Home in Cle Elum. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home with burial to follow at Roslyn Serbian Orthodox Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Disabled American Veterans. Cascade Funeral is in care of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at www.cascadefuneralhome.com.