Herbert G. Boone
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.