James Ronald “Ron” Boone

James Ronald “Ron” Boone, age 83, of Henrico passed away at his home on Sunday, December 18, 2016.

Ron was born to the late Ruth Shepard and Robert Thomas Boone, Sr. He was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Brickey, and his brother, Robert T. Boone, Jr.

Ron was a 1953 graduate of Appalachia High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army, and then the Air Force Reserves. He retired from Bell Atlantic Phone Company after 34 years as a supervisor. Ron had a spirit of serving others his entire life. He was a member of the Lake Gaston Lions Club where he was a past President. He worked with many projects over the years for the visually impaired. He volunteered with the Newell Farms Eastern Bluebird Rescue Group for over 15 years.

Ron is survived by his wife, Elsie M. Boone; his five daughters, Laura Jean Sisk of Clarksville, TN, Donna Marie Boone of Largo, FL, Teresa Anne Boone of Roanoke Rapids, NC, Sarah Lynn Parris and her husband, James, of Titusville, FL, and Wanda Sue Daniels and her husband, Jamie, of Pinellas Park, FL; his two sons, Ronald Allen Boone and his wife, Cindi, of Treasure Island, FL, and Michael Evin Boone and his wife, Tammy, of Springfield, VA; his nine grandchildren, Jennifer Johnson, Sierra Wilson, Bobby Wilson, Steven Boone, Lexi Boone, Ashlyn Willis, Quincy Daniels, Haley Daniels and Aliyah Daniels; and his two sisters, Peggy Baughn of Jacksonville, FL, and Julia Young of Baton Rouge, LA.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Askew Funeral & Cremation Services of Roanoke Rapids, NC.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 23, 2016 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. with Father Pius Wakesa officiating.

The family will have a reception at the Lake Gaston Lions Club following the services at 139 Stanley Road, Henrico, NC.

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