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Wilson "Short" Boggs
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Obituary for Wilson "Short" Boggs

Wilson “Short” Boggs, age 93, of McKee passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017 at his residence.
He is survived by his son, Tony Boggs and his wife Teresa, by a granddaughter, Elizabeth Stidham and her husband Michael, and by a great granddaughter, Caroline Leah Stidham, all of McKee.
He is also survived by the following nine siblings, Agnus Young of Phoenix, Arizona, Jessie Davis of London, KY, Mary Lou Davis of Munice, Indiana, Edd Boggs, Earl Boggs and Bert Boggs all of Springboro, Ohio, Peggy Grabell of Rose Hill, Virginia, Doris Taylor of Kettering, Ohio, and Robert Wayne Boggs of Springboro, Ohio.
Short was preceded in death by his parents, Jess & Pearl Wilson Boggs and by the following siblings: Patsy Jo Johnson, Don & Clyde Boggs, Wilma Wilson and Ralph Boggs. Also by the love of his life of 69 years, Dora Aileen Davidson Boggs.
He served in World War II. Short was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture. He retired in 1983 and then became employed at the FSA office in McKee.
Short was active in the Jackson County Soil Conservation up to his death. Also, Short enjoyed farming, raising cattle, hunting, fishing and gardening.
Short was a member of the Conway Christian Church.

Funeral service was held Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Lakes Funeral Home with Bro. Cheyenne Metcalf and Bro. Ron Maharrey officiating. Burial followed in the Reynolds Cemetery. Pallbearers were Larry Collins, Bill Holcomb, Larry Hays, Michael Stidham, Chris Boggs & Harold Ray Moore. Honorary pallbearers were Conservation Board, Emmitt Turner, Ricky Joe Boggs, Howard Williams, Jimmy K. Wells, Jeff Moore and Eddie Joe Madden. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com


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Visitation

Sunday

10

Sep

1:30 PM
Lakes Funeral Home

1181 Main Street S
McKee, KY 40447

funeral

Sunday

10

Sep

3:30 PM
Lakes Funeral Home

1181 Main Street S
McKee, KY 40447

Cemetery Details

Location

Reynolds Cemetery

Hwy 421 S
Tyner, Kentucky 40486

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