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Richard E (Sr.) Boggess

January 5, 1940 ~ April 26, 2021 (age 81)


Richard E. Boggess, Sr.

January 5, 1940 – April 26, 2021



ELKHART- Richard E. Boggess, Sr., 81, of Elkhart, died Monday April 26, 2021 at his residence in Elkhart.  He was born January 5, 1940 in West Virginia to Lawrence and Flossie (Hodge) Boggess.

     He married Diane Sue Simms and she preceded him in death on August 5, 2005.  Surviving is a son, Richard E. Boggess II of Goshen and 4 grandchildren

Christopher Lee Boggess, Stephanie Marie Boggess, Sam Edward Boggess and Adam Michael Boggess.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Diane and 5 siblings.

     Richard enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, sporting events and playing pool.  He worked at Western Electric (Now AT&T) and at L.E. Johnson Products in Elkhart.

     Funeral services for Richard will be held at Noon on Saturday May 1, 2021 at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Pastor Tom DeFries from St. Paul’s United Methodist Church will preside and burial will follow in Oakridge Cemetery in Bristol. Friends may visit with the family for 1 hour prior to service time. 

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