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Donovan F. (Ret. MSGT/USAF) Boggs

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Donovan F. Boggs


PLAIN DEALING, LA - Devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

Funeral services for Mr. Donovan F. "Don" Boggs, age 79, will be held Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 10:30 AM in the First Presbyterian Church, Plain Dealing, with Rev. William Seawright officiating. Interment will follow in Plain Dealing Cemetery with full military graveside rites under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Plain Dealing, LA.

Visitation will begin Friday at 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Bailey Funeral Home, Plain Dealing, LA.

Don was born to Luther Cavett and Susie Strayhan Boggs on February 23, 1933 in Bossier Parish and passed away on September 5, 2012 in Bossier Parish. He proudly served in the United States Air Force for 21 years. Following his honorable discharge from the Air Force, he was employed by Benton Creosoting Works and then as a deputy with the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Department.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 57 years, Margie Morgan Boggs; daughters, Lisa and husband, Howard Haynie; Donna and husband, Richard McFadden; granddaughter, Skyla and husband, Eric Dennen; grandson, Michael McFadden and great grandson, Connor Dennen.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Sam, and sister, Mamie Sue Carter. He is also survived by his sisters, Margie Cumming, Audrey Sabin, Addie Humble and brother, Luke Boggs.

Serving as pallbearers will be James O'Daniel, Richard McFadden, Michael McFadden, Sammy Boggs, Fred Morgan, Eric Dennen, Randy Watkins and Howard Haynie.

Don lived a full and happy life, his profound strength serving as an inspiration to all who knew him. The love and devotion he showed his wife and family will serve as a solid foundation for us to continue on. We will dearly miss his gentle spirit, calm presence, quiet wisdom and wicked sense of humor.

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Published in Shreveport Times on Sept. 7, 2012
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