Emmett E. “Junior” Boggess, Jr. 1932-2015

Emmett E. “Junior” Boggess, Jr., 83, of Ashland passed away Friday, September 4, 2015 at his residence after a short illness. Junior was born July 28, 1932 in Sissonville, WV to the late Emmett, Sr. and Mary Miller Boggess.

Junior was a truck driver for all of his life, and a retired member of Teamsters 992. He served his country during the Korean War with the United States Army. He enjoyed NASCAR and basketball, but his biggest love was his family.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Dorothy Renfroe Boggess; children Roberta (Lewis) Fannin, Nancy Stephens, Terry (Sharon) Hensley, Marsha (Larry) Harr, Ronnie (Brenda) Boggess, and Sam (Wendy) Boggess; sisters Joy Mairs, Sherry Daniel, Teresa Goodwin, and Wanda Hemmings; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Bobby Boggess, sister Deloris Parrish, and grandson Stephen Hensley.

A funeral service will be held at Bailey Family Funeral Home – Flatwoods, KY at 1pm on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 with Bro. Stan Williams officiating. Friends may call from 11am – 1pm. Burial with Military Honors at Ashland Cemetery. Share your condolences with the family at BaileyFamilyFuneralHome.com

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#4 Laura Reese 2015-09-08 20:28
Thoughts and prayers with your family.
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#3 Deborah Meadows 2015-09-06 17:23
I'm so sorry to hear, Roberta, that your dad has passed away. There is nothing that I can say that will comfort your heart today but, in time your heart will heal and you'll remember all the good times you had with him. I want you to know that Carroll and I are praying for you and your family. If there is anything that Carroll or I can do for you and your family do not hesitate to ask. Our hearts go out to you.
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#2 Verna Howell 2015-09-06 00:09
May God be with you and your family in the time of need. May he cover you, hold you and comfort you all. My prayers are with you now and always. love ya Roberta
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#1 Judi 2015-09-05 22:05
Sorry for everyone's loss. You didn't even have to know this man to realize he left a mark in this world. He raised wonderful children that became amazing adults. He will be missed and always cherished!
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