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 William “Buster” Boddie

William “Buster” Boddie

Birth
Waverly Hall, Harris County, Georgia, USA
Death 8 Oct 2015 (aged 89)
Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Burial Waverly Hall, Harris County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 153860604 · View Source
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William "Buster" Boddie 89, of 71 Boddie Drive, Waverly Hall, Georgia passed Thursday, October 8, 2015 at St Francis Hospital, Columbus. Funeral services will be 1:00PM Saturday, October 17, 2015 at St John Pitts Memorial CME Church, 6857 GA Hwy 208, Waverly Hall, GA with the Pastor Rev. Jeffer Howard officiating. Interment will follow at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Waverly Hall. Visitation will be today, Friday, October 16, 2015 from 1:00PM-7:00PM with the family receiving friends from 5:00-7:00PM at the funeral home. Mr. Boddie was born August 23, 1926 in Waverly Hall, GA, to the late Hatton and Emma Boddie. He was the second child of five. Buster developed great work ethics as a child when her worked with his parents and siblings in their vegetable gardens. He met the late Bessie Alberta Hamler at Cross Road (Piney Grove) Baptist Church, and they fell deeply in love. Soon afterwards, they married in March 1948. Born to this union were three children, Wilbert (Jack), Linda, and Brenda Marie. Buster accepted Christ at St. John Pitts Memorial C.M.E. Church at an early age. Some of the positions that he held were chairman of the stewards' board for over 30 years, and a steward for over 50 years. His service resulted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ being exposed to countless residents throughout Harris County, GA. He was a faithful, active, and dedicated member until his health began to fail in May 2015. There are many characteristics that can describe Buster; some are, loving, kind, generous, hard-working, a great sense of humor, and a dedicated Christian. He retired from E.R. Snell Construction Company in Snellville, GA, after over 40 years of dedicated service. He was described by his employer as "an invaluable person to replace!" He leaves to cherish his memories his son, Jack of Waverly Hall; and daughters, Linda Blue of Waverly Hall, and Brenda Marie Brown (Oscar "Bubba") of Riverdale, GA; one sister, Alma (late Lester) Goodwin of Cataula, GA; three grandchildren, Nicolas Jason Boddie of Atlanta, GA, Christopher Blue of Waverly Hall, GA, and Brandi Nicole Boddie of Atlanta, Georgia; one great-granddaughter, Skylah Denae Blue of Columbus, GA; a dear friend, Christine Weaver of Cataula, GA; friends of the entire Williams family, friends of the St. John Pitts C.M.E. Church family; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and many friends


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  • Created by: Curtis Green
  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153860604
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William “Buster” Boddie (23 Aug 1926–8 Oct 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153860604, citing Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Waverly Hall, Harris County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Curtis Green (contributor 48463975) .