Charlotte MP Boyd Falls Has Died

Boyd Falls

Boyd Falls

Boyd Phillip Falls, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away on June 17 at the Levine Dickson Hospice House.

Falls leaves behind a legacy of professional, civic and community service. He worked his way up all his life and tried to help others in turn by encouraging them to see things from a different perspective in order to overcome obstacles and embrace each and every opportunity.

In 1969, Falls joined the American Institute of Public Accountants and formed a partnership which evolved over forty years into the firm of Austin & Falls, Certified Public Accountants. In January of 2014, Austin & Falls, CPA’s merged with Blair, Bohlé & Whitsitt, PLLC.

Falls was one of the founding members and past chairman of the International Affiliation of Independent Accounting Firms, now part of PrimeGlobal. He was a member of the AICPA, the North Carolina Association of CPAs, and the National Association of Accountants. He served as president of S.P.P.A.C.E. and was appointed by the Charlotte City Council and served on the Charlotte Certified Development Corp for five years and served as Treasurer. Mr. Falls held memberships in the National Conference of CPA Practitioners, National Association of the Remodelers Industry (NARI) and the Metrolina World Trade Association.

Surviving are his daughter, Laurel S. Falls of Charlotte; son, Chesley G. Falls; granddaughter, Brianna G. Falls, of Belmont and brother, Hunter Falls, of Wisconsin. He was preceded in death by his spouse of fifty years, Maxine Grant Falls.