William Boone Obituary

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William Rhondal Boone

August 22, 1925 - October 30, 2013
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William R. Boone, a native of Uriah and a longtime resident of Mobile, died on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. He was retired from Scott Paper. Sgt. Ronnie Boone was a Veteran of WW II having served with the 69th Inf. Division. Sgt. Boone was with a number of other members of the 69th who were sent as replacements to help defend Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge. He later returned to the 69th for future actions and was with elements of the 69th Inf. Division during the historic Link-Up with the Russian Army, near the Elbe River. He received the Bronze Star Combat Infantry Badge along with other Military Decorations. His brother Daniel...
William R. Boone, a native of Uriah and a longtime resident of Mobile, died on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. He was retired from Scott Paper. Sgt. Ronnie Boone was a Veteran of WW II having served with the 69th Inf. Division. Sgt. Boone was with a number of other members of the 69th who were sent as replacements to help defend Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge. He later returned to the 69th for future actions and was with elements of the 69th Inf. Division during the historic Link-Up with the Russian Army, near the Elbe River. He received the Bronze Star Combat Infantry Badge along with other Military Decorations. His brother Daniel Boone was killed during the war while serving his country. He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Tillmans Corner, and served many years as a Deacon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wynona. He is survived by his sister, Helen Ward of Walnut Hill, FL and nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held from the Chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 2 PM. Visitation will start at noon. Burial will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations to the First Baptist Church of Tillmans Corner.
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