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Donald Melvin Boles
Birth: Jan. 17, 1932
Gray County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1999
Thurston County
Washington, USA

Donald Boles was born in Pampa, TX to Melvin Luther Boles and Dorothy Ethyl Polk Boles. He was born in a tent. Five days after his birth the first dust storm hit Texas. The family later moved to Fox, Oklahoma. In 1942 his father died and the family moved to Oklahoma City. He attended Capital Hill High School. In 1950 he enlisted in the US Navy. He served in Boston, MA. In 1953 he married Teddie Jayne Richey. They had 3 children: Linda, Pamela, and James. Dad earned his Bachelor's degree from Long Beach State (accounting). He worked many years as a Financial Anaylist for TRW, Inc. in Redondo Beach. In the late 1970's he decided to go into business for himself and was an Owner-Operator for a national trucking corporation. Hobbies included camping, reading, being a hamm radio operator, and working in his shop. After retirement Don and Jayne moved to Washington state where Don died of cancer. 
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  Melvin Luther Boles (1904 - 1942)
  Dorothy Ethyl Polk Johnson (1912 - 1971)
  Teddie Jayne Richey Boles (1934 - ____)*
  Donald Melvin Boles (1932 - 1999)**
  Donald Melvin Boles (1932 - 1999)
  James Granville Boles (1933 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Lone Hill Cemetery
Lewis County
Washington, USA
Maintained by: Linda Susan Manning
Originally Created by: Piper
Record added: Mar 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25179711
Donald Melvin Boles
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Donald Melvin Boles
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I went to see you on Memorial Day. I brought some yellow flowers and put on your grave. I miss you every day Dad. You would be so proud of Linda and all her work and research with our ancestors. I thank you every day for leaving that box for us that was f...(Read more)
- Pamela
 Added: Jul. 2, 2016

- Jason
 Added: May. 22, 2016
Remembering you on this Armed Forces Day. Thank you for your service to our country and may God bless you. Amen.
- Lynnette
 Added: May. 21, 2016
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