Kenneth M. Boone

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Kenneth Monroe Boone, 86, of Mount Airy, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at home.

Born Dec. 17, 1927, in Frederick County, he was the son of the late Sterling Monroe and Mary Frances Stitely Boone. He was the husband of Dorothy Mae Boone, his wife of 48 years.

He was a 1944 graduate of Mount Airy High School and served in the maritime service from 1945 until late 1947. He had different job opportunities before entering the Army. He served in the Army during the Korean conflict from 1950 to 1953.

From 1953 to 1959 he worked for Damascus Electric Company in Damascus. In 1959 he started working for the First National Bank in Mount Airy, and later changed to Farmers & Mechanics National Bank. After 32 years of working for the bank he retired and started working part time for FSK Lincoln Mercury in Frederick, where he retired from Jan. 31.

His favorite pastime was learning to play golf and he enjoyed being on the golf course with his favorite buddies. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Mount Airy, the American Legion Post 191, and past member of Mount Airy Lions Club.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Robin Dale and husband Michael Albert Kark, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, Terri Jo and husband Richard Allen Harshman, of New Windsor, and Randy Monroe Boone and wife Jennifer Ann, of Boca Raton, Florida; grandchildren Brian Lee Shipley and wife Aubrey Ann, of Inwood, West Virginia, Angie Lynn Shipley, of Martinsburg, Katie Elizabeth Harshman of Orlando, Florida, and Mary Kathryn Harshman, of New Windsor; great-grandchildren Kaylie Elizabeth Shipley, of Martinsburg, and Cameron Louis and Caroline Elaine Shipley, of Inwood; step-grandchildren Brittany Ann Rabideau, Sean Patrick Rabideau, and Brendan James Rabideau, all of Boca Raton; a sister, Nancy B. Hammond, of Mount Airy; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Richard L. Boone; and a sister, Rebecca B. Woodfield.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 E. Ridgeville Blvd., Mount Airy.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bud Lusk officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Mount Airy.

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Funeral Home
Stauffer Funeral Home
8 East Ridgeville Boulevard
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(301) 829-9410
Published in Carroll County Times on May 20, 2014
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