John-Board III-Obituary

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John James Board III

Feb 2, 1931 - Sep 14, 2019

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My precious Board siblings... Im so sorry to hear about your dad! He was such a good , fun, and loving 2nd father to me. I will be out of town starting Thursday but will be thinking of youll and saying a few prayers! Love you guys. JUDY WOODY DICKSON

He and his late wife June were the best neighbors ever for my late mother, Nona Tucker, in Altavista. Jim was always there to help out, especially when my mom was very ill and I was 4 hours away. What a sweet, generous and kind man.

So sorry prayers for all

Mike and Pam my heart goes out to both of you . You are in my prayers.

Rest In Peace our dear friend. You will be missed. Hugh Rountrey & Jo Ann Midkiff


John's Obituary

Hurt…..John James Board III, age 88 of Hurt died Saturday, September 14, 2019. 

Born February 2, 1931 in Lynch Station, he was a son of the late John James Board, Jr. and Fannie Moses Board.  He was predeceased by his wife, Sammy June Fore Board; one son, John J. Board IV; and two sisters, Fran Board, and Betsy Board Phillips.  Mr. Board was a retired Human Resource Director with Lynchburg Foundry.  He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War and a member of Mount Hermon United Methodist Church.  He was a former little league football and baseball coach and he enjoyed spending time with his family.   

He is survived by two sons, Michael Board and wife, Melissa of Tampa, FL, and John Board and wife, Gloria of Ferguson, MO; one daughter, Pam Board of Lynch Station; and three grandchildren, Zach Board, Timothy Board, and Emily Board.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 20, 2019 at Mount Hermon United Methodist Church by Rev. Dr. Dawn Compton.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home.  

Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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