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 T Gerheardt Boaz

T Gerheardt Boaz

Birth
Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia, USA
Death 5 Nov 1956 (aged 45)
Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Burial Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 100377852 · View Source
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T. Gerhardt Boaz Sr. (1911-1956), lifelong resident of this city died shortly after noon today in a St. Augustine hospital where he had been ill several weeks.
He was a painting contractor.
Among survivors is his wife, Mrs. Irma H. Boaz; three children, Nancy, Susan and T. G, Jr., and mother, Mrs. J. B. Boaz.
W. Carl Davis & Sun Funeral Home is in charge. Palatka Daily News, Friday, 2 Nov 1956.
Funeral services were held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with Dr. H. K. Masteller, pastor, officiating, assisted by Rev. Walter Heilig.
Burial was in Oak Hill East Cemetery with W. Carl Davis & Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Active pallbearers were James O’Farrell, Tom Perry, Norman Cason, Frank Sapp, Colin C. MacKenzie and Frank Trotman.
The deceased was born in Calhoun, Ga., on July 17, 1911, and moved to Palatka when a young boy, and has since resided here. He was graduated from Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Ga., in 1931 and on Dec. 30, 1935, he was married to Irma Hayes. He had been employed by Florida Power and Light Company for 14 years and was also a painting contractor, and a member of the First Baptist Church. During World War II he was employed at Oak Ridge, Tenn., and upon completion of the plant, and its waste operation, he received a letter of commendation and a pin with the U.S. emblem on it from Harry S. Truman, then President of the United States, in recognition of the part he played in rushing the construction of the plant.
Besides the widow survivors are three children, Nancy Boaz, Susan Boaz and T. G. “Teddy” Boaz, Jr., and mother, Mrs. J. B. Boaz, all of Palatka. (Palatka Daily News Obituary dtd Monday, 5 Nov 1956.)


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  • Created by: Mack Wills
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100377852
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for T Gerheardt Boaz (17 Jul 1911–5 Nov 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100377852, citing Oak Hill East Cemetery, Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Mack Wills (contributor 46912082) .