Jules J. Borio, age 83, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 10, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family and pets. He was born on March 1, 1930, in Sawyerville, Ill., to Jerome and Adele Borio. He had been a resident of Fort Walton Beach since he was stationed at Hurlburt Field with the military in 1965. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force and retired in 1967 as an Air Policeman. He was an original crewmember of the USS Coral Sea (CVB43) and was awarded a certificate of plank ownership. He had a distinguished career with the Fort Walton Police Dept. and the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Dept. after his military retirement. He served as a detective and crime scene investigator, and was a latent finger print expert. He received notable FBI recognition and awards for his skills in latent fingerprinting and crime scene photography. He also taught in the criminal justice department at Okaloosa-Walton Community College.
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He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Angelo and Peter; and two sisters, Olga and Letezia.
Survivors include his loving wife, Shirley; three daughters, Dinah TenHagen (Don) of Yorktown, Va.; Lt. Col. Deborah Borio, U.S. Air Force (Ret.) of Albuquerque, N.M.; and Julie Baldwin of Fresno, Calif.; step-son, Carl Kelly (Madeliene); granddaughter, Angela Guarin (Joseph); grandsons, MA1(EXW) Richard TenHagen, U.S .Navy, Stephen TenHagen, Michael Loomis (Beth) and Cedrick Kelly; four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at a visitation on Thursday, June 13, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the McLaughlin Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jun 14, at 10 a.m., at the Chapel of the Cross at 100 Jonquil Ave. Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Mr. Borio will be placed in the Church one hour prior to the service. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Ken Murie. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Dept. Honor Guard will provide full honors.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to PAWS or any organization or charity that helps animals, in memory of Jules Borio.
The family would like to express a special thank you to doctors Hilton Weiner, Christopher Reid, and Nicholas Nagrani; Amy Lippincott NP; the Okaloosa Cardiology Group; and, the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Dept.
A very special thank you to Penny Borio Davidson for her perpetual compassion, strength, support and kindness.
Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com.
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Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News from June 12 to June 13, 2013