The MAB has learned that Harry Boyes, former longtime News Director of WION-AM (Ionia) passed away at the age of 95 on September 20. Boyes served as News Director for the station beginning in the mid-1950s through 1970. He also worked for WJR-AM (Detroit) as Capital Correspondent for a number of years. He later worked for the Michigan Education Association in public relations, from which he retired in 1989.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 28, 2019 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Ionia.
WION’s Jim Carlyle shares his memories of Harry Boyes here. Photos courtesy of WION.