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Charles Harmon Boggs, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1898
Pendleton County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1978
Harrisonburg City
Virginia, USA


Charles Harmon Boggs, Sr. 79, of Franklin died Saturday night at Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, Va, where he had been a patient for three weeks after suffering a heart attack here Christmas Eve.

A retired 35 year employee of the State Road Commission, Mr. Boggs was a former mayor of Franklin and a Model A Ford dealer in Franklin from 1928 to 1930.

His hobby was driving automobiles and during his lifetime he chalked up thousands of miles on the highways. He was the oldest automobile driver in Pendleton County having started in 1911. He was in the first car to make a round trip from Franklin to Harrisonburg and back in one day.

He was an elder in the Franklin Presbyterian Church.

He was born Nov.13, 1898 at Thorn and was a son of the late William McCoy and Beatrice Hiner Boggs.

In April of 1922 he married the former Beulah Mae Eckard, who died Feb. 3, 1969. Surviving is one daughter, Mrs. Vernon P. (Charlotte) Allen of Columbus, Ohio; two sons, Dr. Charles H. Boggs, Jr. of Salem, VA and William B. Boggs of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; a brother, Dr. Edward Hunter Boggs of Charleston, and eight grandchildren. He was survived by another brother, Dr. William Carroll Boggs of Moorefield, who died Monday in Moorefield. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Louie Minor who died in 1944 and Carrie May who died in 1969.

The funeral was conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Franklin Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Donald S. Wilkinson. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Pendleton Times - Franklin, Pendleton County, West Virginia - January 19, 1978 - Thursday.

Obit provided by: Jennie Hott
Family links: 
  William McCoy Boggs (1869 - 1939)
  Beatrice Hiner Boggs (1875 - 1957)
  Beulah Mae Eckard Boggs (1905 - 1969)
  William Bernard Boggs (1925 - 2000)*
  Charlotte Louise Boggs Allen (1931 - 1996)*
  Charles Harmon Boggs (1898 - 1978)
  Louie Hiner Boggs Minor (1900 - 1944)*
  Carrie Helen Boggs May (1902 - 1969)*
  William Carroll Boggs (1905 - 1978)*
  Edward Hunter Boggs (1910 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Pendleton County
West Virginia, USA
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Originally Created by: G VanB
Record added: Sep 18, 2011
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Charles Harmon Boggs, Sr
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