|Birth: ||Sep. 3, 1925|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 20, 2008|
Jacob McDaniel Boone, age 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 20,2008.
Jacob was born September 3, 1925, and was the eldest son of the late Charles C. and Anne Loven Boone, of Mitchell County, North Carolina.
He graduated from Bowman High School in Bakersville, NC. When his country called during World War II, Jacob served with distinction and honor in the US Army for two years, with part of his service in Germany. After his Army discharge, Jacob attended flight school, obtaining his private pilot's license and became
a flight instructor at Johnson City Airport and Appalachian Flying Service. Through his love offlying, a fellow employee introduced him to the love of his life, Era Faye Jamerson.
They were wed August 29, 1952, and lived together for 56 years. Jacob was a loyal family man and made countless sacrifices to provide those whom he loved with a good home, security and education. Jacob was employed by Federal Aviation Administration and retired in 1985, after 28 dedicated years of service,
Jacob was a life long member of University Parkway Baptist Church, where he served as deacon and trustee. He loved his church family and was a devoted and faithful member, singing in the church choir, overseeing the audio-visual equipment, and was a pitcher on the men's softball team. In addition to his love of flying, Jacob also loved a challenge, particularly in electronics. His hobbies
included repairing all sorts of electronic equipment for neighbors and friends. He also loved the challenge of the game of golf and fishing. After his retirement, Jacob fulfilled his love of sightseeing by traveling in his motor home to the west coast and Canada several times with members of his family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a half brother, Frank Anderson; and infant granddaughter, Erica Boone. Survivors include his wife, Era Faye Boone; children, Ronald Boone and wife, Darlene, Phyllis Boone and Debra Edmisten and husband, Charles; brother, Hugh Boone; sister, Jo Ruth Counts Hughes;
grandchildren, Chelsea Boone and Brandon Edmisten; half-brothers, Jimmy Boone, Harry Anderson and Donald Anderson.
The funeral service for Mr. Boone will be conducted at 7:00 PM Thursday, August 21,2008, from the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with Dr. Michael D. Oaks and Rev. Scott Thompson
officiating. Music will be provided by Gil Moody, Jerry Wilson and Kathy Thompson.
Graveside interment will be conducted at 11 :00 AM Friday, August 22, 2008, at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the Andrew Class of University Parkway Baptist Church. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 AM Friday to travel in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 :00 until service time on Thursday. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.appfu.net.
Appalachian Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Ave., is serving the Boone family.
Charles C Boone (1888 - 1979)
Era Faye Jamerson Boone (1924 - 2009)*
Jacob Boone (1925 - 2008)
Hugh Boone (1927 - ____)*
James Boone (1939 - 2014)*
Jean Elizabeth Boone (1943 - 1951)*
Monte Vista Memorial Park
Created by: Howard Boone
Record added: Jul 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54714686
I think of you & Mrs. Boone often. Fine people. I just discoverd you had passed. Sincerely, your next door neighbor when you lived at 612 Lamont Street, Johnson City, TN. I live at 285 Agnew Rd. Winnsboro, SC 803-635-9236 BroomDNA@Juno.Com|
James W. Green III
Added: Jul. 14, 2014
My distant cousin. Rest well.|
Added: May. 19, 2011