E. Croyle orginally established the funeral home in
1914 for the practice of Undertaking and running
the local ambulance service. During this era, most
visitations and services were held at the
residences of deceased.
1951, Roy W. Carson purchased the funeral
home from Miles and kept with the
tradition of running both the local
funeral home and ambulance service. Roy
renamed it Roy W. Carson Funeral
1983, Roy decided to retire and sell the
funeral home to Charles E. Boyer, who was
raised in Rural Valley. Charles maintained
Roy's name and reputation by naming it
Carson/Boyer Funeral Home.
1987, Charles had the opportunity to purchase the
Gerald J. Bishop Funeral Home, which was also
located in Rural Valley. Bishop funeral home was
first established as the Chalmers A. Edwards
Funeral Home in 1951. After Charles purchased the
funeral home, all the operations were transferred
to the Carson/Boyer Funeral Home.
1999, Brian K. Myers joined the firm and became a
licensed funeral director in