Fred Dale Boyson, 82, an avid fisherman and hunter with great love for his family and the outdoors departed the world suddenly on September 19, 2020. Fred was born in Rome N.Y. on April 3, 1938 to Elmer (Jack) Boyson and Lois Musson Boyson. Fred adored his parents and missed them greatly after their deaths.
Fred was married to Norma Jean Cozzetto for 21 years after being friends for many years. As a couple they enjoyed playing Bingo at a local casino, fishing at camp and watching the news. Fred especially loved watching Rachel Maddow in part because she is a fisherman.
He was the oldest of five children. Fred spent his childhood in the Rome area, where he and his siblings enjoyed shooting BB guns and going to their grandfather’s camp in Old Forge.
In school, Fred loved sports including Football, Baseball, Boxing and Wrestling. He had such a sense of teamwork that one evening (when his mother was planning to have hot dogs for the family), Fred had invited the wresting team home for…