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Rufus Alfred Bohon
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1926
Bent Mountain
Roanoke County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 2004
Ithaca
Tompkins County
New York, USA

Rufus Alfred Bohon, 78, went to be with his Lord on Oct. 7, 2004, in Ithaca, NY. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sylvia Nester Bohon; his daughter and son-in-law, Robin and John Parks of Ithaca; and three grandchildren, Adam Parks of Seattle, WA, and Beau Parks and Rachel Parks of Ithaca. Mr. Bohon was born near Bent Mountain on April 7, 1926. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1945 and served in the infantry in Europe. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening and spent much of his time volunteering for Camp Dickinson, the Golden Harvest Thrift Shop, and especially the VFW. Mr. Bohon was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hillsville, VFW Post 1115, the Masonic Lodge, and Shriners. The funeral was held Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. at the Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel. The Rev. Ty Harrison and the Rev. Amy Beth Hougland officiated. Burial followed in the Wilkinson Memorial Cemetery. Hillsville VFW Post 1115 conducted military rites at the graveside. The family received friends Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, from 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church in Hillsville or Hospicare of Tompkins County, 172 E. King Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas J. Bohon (1883 - 1931)
  Bertha Ellen Bohon (1890 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Sylvia Nester Bohon (1926 - 2013)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Garland BoHon (1909 - 1954)*
  Rufus Alfred Bohon (1926 - 2004)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
TEC 5
US Army
World War II
 
Burial:
Wilkinson Memorial Cemetery
Hillsville
Carroll County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Denise Drake Horton
Originally Created by: Randy Shepherd
Record added: Oct 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9620015
Rufus Alfred Bohon
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Rufus Alfred Bohon
Added by: Judy Llamas
 
Rufus Alfred Bohon
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- Randy Shepherd
 Added: Nov. 9, 2013

- Randy Shepherd
 Added: Nov. 9, 2013
 
 
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