Herbert G. Boone

Record Observer - - Religion -

CEN­TRE­VILLE — Herbert Griffin Boone, 88, died on March 31, 2016 at the Com­pass Re­gional Hospice Cen­ter in Cen­tre­ville, MD.

He leaves his wife of 25 years, Phyl­lis Mears Boone, his daugh­ter, Delores (Lorie) Mor­ris (Thomas Mor­ris), step-daugh­ters, Sherry Wech­sler, Sheila Chanaud (Lawrence Chanaud) and San­dra Lamb, ten grand­chil­dren, six great-grand­chil­dren and his cousin, who was more like his lit­tle sis­ter, Dorothy Zeller. Herb is also sur­vived by nieces and neph­ews. He was pre­de­ceased by his par­ents, Frank and Kath­leen Boone, sib­lings, Frank Boone Jr. and Marie Pritchard, and his first wife, Ar­lene Boone and son, Paul Boone.

Born March 19, 1928, on a farm just out­side of Cen­tre­ville on Bloom­ing­dale Road, Herb was the youngest of three chil­dren. He grad­u­ated from Cen­tre­ville High School in 1946. Not hav­ing an in­ter­est in farm­ing, he en­listed in the U.S. Army on June 10, 1946, and headed to Ft. Knox, Ken­tucky for train­ing.

Af­ter re­turn­ing and work­ing sev­eral jobs he en­listed in the United States Air Force. Upon his re­tire­ment from the Air Force he be­gan work­ing for Friel Lum­ber Com­pany. Dur­ing this time Herb started build­ing model boats. His model Skip­jacks are known by many.

Herb was very loved and will be missed. A Me­mo­rial Ser­vice will be held at the Cen­tre­ville United Methodist Church on April 16, 1011 a.m. vis­i­ta­tion, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Me­mo­rial Ser­vice.

In his mem­ory, do­na­tions may be made to Cen­tre­ville United Methodist Church build­ing fund or Com­pass Re­gional Hospice Cen­ter in Cen­tre­ville, MD. 200 me­ter re­lay in 2012. Af­ter high school he at­tended Steven­son Univer­sity and later Ch­e­sa­peake Col­lege. Randy was cur­rently work­ing with his grand­par­ents’ seafood busi­ness Hunter’s Seafood in Gra­sonville, MD. He was an ac­tive young man with a pas­sion for stay­ing fit who was loved and adored by many.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents he is sur­vived by a sis­ter, Kayla Rachel Thrower of Queen­stown, MD; ma­ter­nal grand­par­ents, Jerry and Sandy Hunter of Queen­stown, MD; aunt, Michele Wil­liams of Queen­stown, MD; un­cles, Gary Thrower of Cen­tre­ville, MD and Greg Thrower of Delaware; and his beloved dog “Scooter.” He was pre­de­ceased by his pa­ter­nal grand­par­ents James and Sylvia Thrower.

Fam­ily and friends vis­ited from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed­nes­day April 6, 2016, at Fel­lows, Helfen­bein & New­nam Fu­neral Home, P.A. Cen­tre­ville. A fu­neral ser­vice was held at 11 a.m. on Thurs­day, April 7, 2016. Burial fol­lowed in Ch­ester­field Ceme­tery Thurs­day fol­low­ing the ser­vice

Con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Com­pass Re­gional Hospice 255 Comet Drive Cen­tre­ville, MD 21617 or Amer­i­can Heart As­so­ci­a­tion Me­mo­rial & Tribute Pro­cess­ing Cen­ter P.O. Box 5216 Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216. On­line con­do­lences can be made at www. fh­n­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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