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Ray A. Boggs

October 9, 1928 ~ August 19, 2020 (age 91)


Ray A Boggs, 91, of Churubusco, passed away on August 19, 2020, at the farm in Whitley County.

Born in Whitley County, on October 9, 1928, to the late Harmon and Clara (Owen) Boggs. He spent his formative years in rural Churubusco, graduating from Albion High School in 1946.

Ray was married to Betty Geiger in Churubusco, on June 19, 1948. The couple had lived at their present home in Whitley County since 1965.

He engaged in farming his whole life, raising crops and charolais cows. He also retired from International Harvester.

He enjoyed farming and fishing. He also took great joy in providing for his family. He was a hard worker and still was working hard in his final days.

Ray is survived by his children, Vickie (Ed) Tyler, Mark (Lisa) Boggs, Mala (Jeff) Rutledge and Deena Sloffer; three sisters, Beverly (Steve) Carter, Sharon (Dean) Zolman, Connie (Jerry) Frymier; a sister-in-law, Ann Boggs; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and his wife of 64 years, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Jordan Sloffer; a sister, Lois McWilliams; two brothers, Garold "Gene" Boggs and Lee Boggs.

Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at 2:00 p.m.

Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

** The family requests that face coverings be worn.***

Burial taking place at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.

Please direct memorials to St. Jude Children's Hospital or the Wounded Warrior Project.

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August 26, 2020

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
August 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Interment following funeral service
August 26, 2020

Christian Chapel Cemetery
U.S. 33 just east of State Road 9
Merriam, IN 46701


Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675-8516
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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