May 28, 1962 - June 25, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY Kevin Scott Boomer, born in Oklahoma City, OK on May 28, 1962, passed away June 25, 2014, at Oklahoma City, OK. Kevin had resided at Northwest Nursing since 1977 due to a courageous struggle with Huntington's disease. He had a fantastic attitude and he never complained. He always had a smile on his face and gave freely his hugs. Due to Kevin's generous nature, he has requested that his body be donated to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for research and educationKevin was baptized at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, of which he was a member. After moving to Northwest, he attended Christ the King Catholic Church as long as he was able. Kevin graduated from Southeast High School in 1980. He earned a BS degree from the University of Texas, San Antonio. His career as a computer programmer and consultant led him to work for several major corporations in Oklahoma City, Dallas and San Antonio. He is now in Heaven with Jesus; his cherished sister, Kim; and his beloved maternal grandparents, Clarence and Lucille Gower. Survivors include his parents, Guy and Kaye Gower Johnson, of Yukon, OK; uncle and aunt, Leon and Lily Gower, OKC; and aunt, Barbara Moore, of Chicago, IL. He is also survived by sisters and brothers by marriage, Margaret, Carol, Sherry, and Gary; six cousins; and many friends, including the staff of Northwest Nursing Center, who so lovingly cared for Kevin for many years. A very special thank-you to Sister Teresa Margaret and Sister Maria Francesca, of Villa Teresa, for their visits, love, prayers and encouragement to Kevin and his family. A memorial will be held at a later date. We love you Kevin. Rest in peace until we see you again. "Well done my child." Sweet are the memories you gave us as you grew up through the years. These memories are all we have to help us hide our tears. We miss your smile, your joking ways. We miss the things you used to say. And though we smile and make no fuss, No one misses you more than us. Life goes on, we know That's true, But it's never the same since losing you.
Published in The Oklahoman on June 29, 2014