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BOYNTON, Rooks Rooks Boynton, age 75, a resident of Saint Simons Island, Georgia, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 26, 2017. Rooks was born on June 9, 1942 in Valdosta, GA to Marion and Carolyn Boynton, grew up in Adel, GA. He graduated from Cook County High School in 1960. He was selected as a delegate to Boys Nation in Washington D.C. He lettered in football, basketball, track and he was an Eagle Scout. Rooks was an All-State center and linebacker and went on to play football for The University of Georgia Bulldogs and was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. He graduated with a BBA from the Terry College of Business in 1965. Rooks met his wife, Anna Blocker of Glennville GA at UGA, they were married for 39 years. Rooks and Anna had two wonderful children, Heath and Heidi and lived in Stone Mountain, GA; A few years after Anna's death in 2005, Rooks was blessed to find the love and companion and current wife, Veronica Joseph Boynton. Rooks was a life-long Christian and founder of Rooks Boynton Ministries for 30 years. He devoted much of his time to caring for those in his life and helping to further the business interests of those that called him friend. He was a people person and loved sharing his faith with others. Rooks was passionate about his country, politics and Georgia Football. Rooks was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna and his son Heath. He is survived by his wife, Veronica Boynton; daughter and son-in-law, Heidi and Brett Butler of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Brittany, Lee, and Lauren Butler, and sister and brother-in-law Nancy and Wayne Forte. Graveside services will he held 2:00pm Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in memory of Rooks to Centered for Life at http://www.centeredforlife.com and Blow the Trumpet Ministries at http://www. blowthetrumpetintl.com. Glennville Funeral Home is serving the Boynton family. www.bradleybanderson.com
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 31, 2017
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