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William Joseph "WJ" Boone
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1918
Floyd County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 2003

WILLIS - William Joseph "WJ" Boone, 84, peacefully left this life for a better home the evening of Monday, July 7, 2003 at Skyline Manor Nursing Home. A member of Blue Ridge Primitive Baptist Church, WJ was a decorated World War II Veteran who returned home to work for the highway department before becoming a full-time farmer in Willis. He is survived by: his wife, Kate Hylton Boone, Willis; sons and daughters-in-law, William Joseph "Joe" Boone Jr. and wife Ann, Reidsville, North Carolina, Timothy "Tim" Scott Boone and wife Christi, Willis; grandchildren, Wynn Jerel Boone, Reidsville, North Carolina, Deanna Boone Johnston and husband Jonathan, Martinsville, Brittney Ashen Boone, Chelsey Breann Boone, Willis; special great-grandson, William "Will" Michael Johnston. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2003 at Blue Ridge Primitive Baptist Church, Willis, with Elder Terry Wilson, Elder Edward Bowman and Elder Tim Witten officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Cemetery with graveside military rites by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854 and American Legion Post #127. Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd, handled arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elmer Howard Boone (1889 - 1965)
  Chloe N. Weddle Boone (1891 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Winnie Kate Hylton Boone (1926 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blue Ridge Cemetery
Willis
Floyd County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Denise Drake Horton
Record added: May 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110909423
 

Honoring my fifth cousin once removed on his birthday.
- Diane Ford
 Added: Nov. 1, 2013

- Veteran's family
 Added: Jun. 15, 2013
 
 
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