Joseph David Boland (the third) age 82 of Grand Rapids passed away March 30 2012. He was preceded in death by his wonderful wife Anne (McShane) Boland and sister Mary Catherine Devine. He is survived by his children Shane (Jerry) Boland- Harrison of Lake Leelanau MI J. David (Terri) Boland of Grand Rapids Timothy (Laura Coit) Boland of Marthas Vineyard MA Maura Boland of Minneapolis MN; 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Anyone who knew Dave Boland experienced his sense of humor and his kindness. Making people laugh was almost a profession for him. As a developer he built 27 office buildings in the greater Grand Rapids area. Dave was a member of a prolific Georgetown Track Team that broke several world records in the 1950s and belongs to the Georgetown Track Hall of Fame. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church 1449 Wilcox Park Dr. SE Rev. James A. Chelich presiding. Scripture service will be 6:30 PM. Visitation 6-8 PM at the OBrien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel 3980 Cascade Rd. SE. Memorial contributions may be made to Green House Homes c/o Porter Hills Foundation 4450 Cascade Rd. SE Suite 200 Grand Rapids MI 49546.