Originally created 12/24/06

Edward Boone (AIKEN, S.C.)



AIKEN, S.C. - Edward Boone, Jr., 85, Died Thursday, December 21, 2006 at his residence. A native of Nebo, NC, Mr. Boone was a son of the late Edward and Mary Ann Rasnick Boone. He graduated from Nebo High School in 1939 and served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II and then in the Navy during the Korean Conflict. He had lived in Aiken since 1952 and retired from DuPont at the Savannah River Site. Mr. Boone was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and the Fellowship Sunday School Class. He was also a member of the American Legion in Marion, NC. Survivors include his beloved wife, Betty Hollifield Boone, a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Boone, Raleigh, NC, three sons, James Keith Boone, Dr. Robert Daniel Boone and David Edward Boone, all of Aiken, two brothers, Daniel Boone and Arnold Garrett Boone, both of Aiken and three grandchildren, John Edward Boone, Mary Catherine Boone and William Caleb Bradham. A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 28, 2006 at 2:00 PM at St. John's United Methodist Church with The Rev. Dr. George Howle officiating. Private graveside services with military honors will be held in Aiken Memorial Gardens. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Fellowship Sunday School Class. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Wednesday at Shellhouse - Rivers Funeral Home, 715 East Pine Log Rd., Aiken, SC. Memorial contributions may be directed to Regency Hospice, 105 Summerwood Way, Aiken, SC 29803 or to St. John's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 809, Aiken, SC 29802. Please visit the online memorial at www.shellhouseriversfuneralhome.com . Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-December 24, 2006