Donald Boggs

IMG288EDITDonald Edward Boggs, 53, of Sedalia passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at his home in Sedalia, MO.  He was born on December 12, 1962 in Sedalia, the son of Lester D. Boggs, who survives of the home and Valeria Louise (Carter) Boggs, who preceded him in death.

Donnie was one of 12 children, he was affectionately known as “Donnie” to his family and friends with whom he enjoyed being with. After high school, Donnie served his country honorably in the US Army. When Donnie chose to turn his life around, he gave his life to God and was an ordained minister. One of Donnie’s favorite things to do was to reach out to his fellow man and help them turn their lives around too. Donnie had the ability to do great imitations of people and would have people rolling on the floor at family functions.  He will mostly be remembered for his bow legs and his love for old Andy Griffith episodes. Donnie enjoyed sports, good gospel music and cooking, which he was very good at.

Besides his father, he is also survived by seven brothers, Stephen Boggs, Terry Buckner (Brenda), Michael Boggs, Jeffrey Boggs, Dale Boggs, David Boggs (Patty) and Ronnie Boggs; two sisters, Colleen Cline (Darren), and Alicia Tooley (Ron); three children, Eric, Valeria and DeJuan and his wife Phoebe Boggs; two step children; a host of nieces and nephews; a special brother, Tommy Buckner and special friend, Annetta “Boo” Moten.

Besides his mother, he was also preceded in death by a son, Donald E. Boggs, Jr.; two brothers, Lester Boggs, Jr. and Richard Boggs.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Rea Funeral Chapel with Elder Marvin Miller, officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.

Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia.

Pallbearers will be Michael Gravitt, Chris Ballance, Michael Ballance, Keith Staten, Ansley Sims, Robert Ballance.

Honorary bearers will be Walter Staten, William Staten, Kevin Newbill.

Memorial contributions may be made to Burns Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Sedalia or to Mount Calvary Apostolic Church in Clinton, MO.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude for the many acts of kindness given during their time of bereavement.

 

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