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Paisley (Pete) Boney III Obituary
BONEY Paisley (Pete) Boney, III, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida from a ruptured aneurysm surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina on July 14, 1927, the son of Paisley Boney, Jr. and Allie Hill Boney, and grew up in Wallace, NC and later Greensboro, NC. Paisley graduated from Woodberry Forest School in Orange, Virginia in 1945 where he was Senior Prefect and winner of the Archer Christian Memorial Medal for character, athletics, and leadership. He graduated from The United States Naval Academy in 1950 after serving one year in the Navy V-12 program at the University of Miami. He was Captain of the baseball team at the Naval Academy and attained the rank of Battalion Commander. After serving in the Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Missouri, he received an MBA degree from Harvard University in 1956. Paisley was a senior vice president at Stockton, Whatley and Davin & Co. and marketing manager with The Haskell Company. He was very active in the community serving on the Vestry at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, the Board of The United Way, The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Bartram School, American Red Cross, Jacksonville University, Committee of 100 of the Chamber, Gator Bowl Association, the Meninak Club of Jacksonville and The Help Center. He was also a past king and captain of Ye Mystic Revelers. He was also a founder and Vestry member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church. He loved his family, church, sports and children. He coached many years in Little League, The Boys Scouts (he was an Eagle Scout), and 30 years of teaching Sunday school at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. He is predeceased by his first wife, Sheldon Baldwin Boney. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Rickman Boney; his children Shelley Boney Forte, Paisley Boney, IV (Mary Claire), Roland Baldwin Boney (Missy), Lisa Boney Strickland (Hank), and his grandchildren Paisley, V (Susan), Connor (Jamie), and Kenzie Boney; and Mary Sheldon, Virginia, Frances, Cynnie and Mac Boney; and his two great grandchildren Paisley Field and Mary Grayson Boney; her children Katherine Horwick, James Cleland Campbell, Jr., Meghan Summit (Martin) ; her grandchildren Andrew and Mallory Horwick; Sarah, Margaret and Charles Summitt; and his brother-in-law, Delavan Baldwin, many nieces, nephews and cousins. A service to celebrate his life will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 4129 Oxford Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32210 on Saturday February 8th at 1:00pm followed by a reception in Leatherbury Hall at St. Marks. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Sheldon Boney Endowment at Wolfson's Children Hospital 841 Prudential Drive Suite 1300, Jacksonville, FL 32207 (https://foundation.baptistjax.com/pastoralcareendowment); Rockfish Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund, ATTN Robert Salmon PO Box 247, Wallace, NC 28466 ; Mission Chattanooga 1426 Williams St., Chattanooga TN; or Paisley Boney, III Endowment Fund at Woodberry Forest School, 117 Woodberry Station, Woodberry Forest, VA 22989 Attention: Catherine Workman Arrangements are entrusted to Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home 729 S. Edgewood Ave, Jacksonville. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Feb. 6, 2014
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