James "Jim" Dale Boggs
James Dale Boggs, age 77, husband of Beverly Ann Calvert Boggs went to be with the Lord on Tuesday December 17,2013. Mr. Boggs was born in East St. Louis, Illinois son of the late Wilma Irene Thomas Boggs and Robert Earl Boggs. His 20 year career with Eastern Airlines culminated as Vice President, he retired later as Vice President with Continental Airlines.
Mr. Boggs served in the Army Infantry as a Major in the Vietnam War 1965-66. Jim and his family are affiliated with Goodland Baptist Church and he was loved dearly by many friends and his family. Jim's family was his most precious of life's possessions. His interests included fishing and the open water, giving of his time as a master of many, and reflecting on his gifts in life.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years Beverly Boggs; one daughter, Suzanne "Suzi" Boggs Turner and husband Don of Greenville, SC; one son, John Weldon Boggs of the home; two brothers, Robert Eugene Boggs and wife Dee of St. Charles, MO; and Ronald Lee Boggs of Springfield, MO; two grandsons, Alan Turner and Adam Turner both of Greenville, SC; one sister-in-law, Roberta Dusek and husband Alex Dusek of North Naples, Fl; and one brother-in-law, Robert A. Calvert, Jr and wife Rhonda Calvert.
Jim was predeceased by his parents and one son, James 'Jay" Dale Boggs, Jr.
A Memorial Service will be held 11:00AM Saturday December 21, 2013 at Goodland Baptist Church.
The family will be at the home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Goodland Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 368 Goodland, Fla 34140.
Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home is assisting the Boggs family.