Homer Franklin Boston

b. 2 October 1910, d. 15 July 2006

Homer Boston 1910-2006

Father*Walter H Boston b. ?, d. ?
Mother*Lucy Reynolds b. ?, d. ?
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Birth*Homer Franklin Boston was born on 2 October 1910 at Eaton, Wood County, WV. 
Marriage*He married Mildred Lucille Stukey, daughter of Gratney Stukey and Anna Mary Lavinea Deem, on 16 November 1929 at Vienna, Wood County, WV; Minister George C Stratton.1
Death*Homer Franklin Boston died on 15 July 2006 at Washington, Wood County, WV, at age 95. 
Obituary*His obituary published on 16 July 2006 at Parkersburg News, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; Homer F. Boston, 95, of Washington, W.Va., passed away Saturday, July 15, 2006, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 2, 1910, in Eaton, W.Va., a son of the late Walter and Lucy Reynolds Boston.

Homer retired from Wood County Schools and taught Auto Body at Parkersburg High School. Prior to that, he worked at Chittum Buick in Parkersburg, where he was the body shop foreman. He also worked at McClinton Chevrolet, Dils Ford, The American Viscose Co. and Logan Auto Co. Auto Body Repair, one of the first in the area.

Homer was a member of Wayside United Methodist Church in Vienna.

He is survived by his son-in-law, Herbert Dawson and wife, Dorothy, of Washington, W.Va; three grandchildren, Carla Dowler and her husband, John, of Pine Knoll Shores, N.C., Connie Frazier and her husband, Craig, of Washington, W.Va., and Carol Bialkowski and her husband, Alan, of Newport, N.C; four great-grandchildren, Matthew and Mark Frazier and Julie Shepard and husband, Ray, and Jonathan Dowler; and two great-great-grandchildren, Dawson and Hallie Shepard.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Stukey Boston; a daughter, Joan Dawson; one brother, Byrl Boston; and one sister, Thelma Myers Dryden.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike Street, south Parkersburg, with the Rev. Michael Richards and the Rev. Sandy Runnion officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday and until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home. 
Burial*He was buried on 18 July 2006 at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV. 


Mildred Lucille Stukey b. 1911, d. 24 April 1998

Last Edited14 May 2009


  1. [S1] Wood County WV Marriage Record.