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Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home

3321 Glynn Ave, Brunswick, GA

OBITUARY

Donell "Don" Franklin Boone

March 29, 1935October 1, 2019
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Donell “Don” Franklin Boone, 84, of Darien, passed away peacefully at his residence, Tuesday, October 1, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, October 4, 2019 at 11AM in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Darien, with President Randy Glenn officiating. Interment will follow in Whispering Pines Cemetery in Darien with James Caldwell, Lil Ricky Boone, William Boone, Jared Caldwell, Ryan Wallace, Jacob Caldwell, Jordan Caldwell, and Bud Davis serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Commercial Fishermen and Priesthood of the Darien Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Born March 29, 1935 in Glennville, Georgia to the late Tessie Toys and Willie Alifare R. Boone, he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Mr. Boone was US Navy Veteran, and in his younger years worked as a machinist with Bestwall Gypsum. Mr. Boone was also a very well-known commercial fisherman and was also the owner of First Georgia Hardware and Marine in Darien. He was a faithful member of the Darien Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and served in various church callings.

Mr. Boone had been a resident of McIntosh County for over 70 years, and enjoyed sharing many talents with others such as shrimping, fishing and most anything to do with being on the water. He was always willing to help anyone he could. He was never scared to tell you about the church and preach his faith to you. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, working at his fish market and gardening. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Sinkey Boone, and two grandchildren, Jennifer Wallace and George Wallace II.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years Dot Boone of Darien, three children, Wanda Wallace and husband George, Ricky Boone and wife Kim and Sherrie Caldwell and husband Chico, all of Cox, nine grandchildren, James Caldwell, Lil Ricky Boone, William Boone, Jared Caldwell, Lindsey Wallace, Ryan Wallace, Jacob Caldwell, Chelsea Boone, and Jordan Caldwell, seven great grandchildren, Saylor Boone, Josiah Caldwell, Finn Caldwell, Lincoln Caldwell, Cooper Lee, Hunter Caldwell, and Savannah Caldwell, two brothers, Dan Boone and wife Mildred of Cox, and Mack Boone of Darien, a sister, Taffie Pierce of Darien, and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Friday morning from 10AM until the funeral hour at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Darien. Memorials may be made to The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints Missionary Fund.

Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.edomillerandsons.com

  • FAMILY

  • Survivors include his wife of 61 years Dot Boone of Darien, three children, Wanda Wallace and husband George, Ricky Boone and wife Kim and Sherrie Caldwell and husband Chico, all of Cox, nine grandchildren, James Caldwell, Lil Ricky Boone, William Boone, Jared Caldwell, Lindsey Wallace, Ryan Wallace, Jacob Caldwell, Chelsea Boone, and Jordan Caldwell, seven great grandchildren, Saylor Boone, Josiah Caldwell, Finn Caldwell, Lincoln Caldwell, Cooper Lee, Hunter Caldwell, and Savannah Caldwell, two brothers, Dan Boone and wife Mildred of Cox, and Mack Boone of Darien, a sister, Taffie Pierce of Darien, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents Tessie Toys and Willie Alifare R. Boone, he was preceded in death by a brother, Sinkey Boone, and two grandchildren, Jennifer Wallace and George Wallace II.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • James Caldwell, Active Pallbearer
  • Lil Ricky Boone, Active Pallbearer
  • William Boone, Active Pallbearer
  • Jared Caldwell, Active Pallbearer
  • Ryan Wallace, Active Pallbearer
  • Jacob Caldwell, Active Pallbearer
  • Jordan Caldwell, Active Pallbearer
  • Bud Davis, Active Pallbearer
  • Commercial Fishermen, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Prieswthood of the Darien branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints , Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Friday, October 4, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 4, 2019

Memories

Donell "Don" Franklin Boone

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shelby oliver

October 4, 2019

so sorry for your loss don was a dear friend will miss him so much all my love and prayers to dot i love you wanda ricky sherrie and families love you all and i am so so sorry for the loss for your dear sweet dad love you all jeanie oliver

Carl and Susan Harper

October 3, 2019

Susan and I are thinking good thoughts and praying for your family.
May God Bless your entire family and aid them during this time of sorrow.

Leslie Thompson

October 3, 2019

Brother Don was one of the most spiritual, kindest, gentlest and loving man that I know. His love for his family was only exceeded by his love for his Heavenly Father. He always greeted everyone with a smile and a kind word. He will be missed by all who had the great fortune to know him, but his family and friends can be comforted by the knowledge that he has gone to be with our Lord and Savior in Paradise. Prayers for the family.

Doll Gale

October 3, 2019

Mr. Boone was a very hard working and faithful man who love his family dearly. A friend to all. He had a lot of good stories of his fishing days that he would tell us. Sending love and prayers to all the family.

Rose Tomas

October 2, 2019

So sorry to hear of his passing. I have the highest respect for him and his wife. Words cannot Express how great this man was. To all of his family your in my prayers because I know that you are going through a difficult time I know he was a great husband,father and friend he met no strangers. I'm thankful that I was able to know him . Tomas and I are thinking of you all

Jean Benton-Sneed

October 2, 2019

So sorry for your loss. I feel so humble for the opportunity to know Don and Dot and your wonderful family. May you feel peace in the coming days as you find a new normal in your lives. Know that you are all in my prayers. Love Jean

Robin Thompson

October 2, 2019

He will always hold a special place in my heart. I’m sorry to hear of his passing. Deepest condolences to the entire family.

Robin (Griffin) Thompson

Jessica Owens

October 2, 2019

To all of you my heart goes out to u I have so many memories with nanny and papa don as a child coming up I love u all and may god bless you thru this and keep you all at Peace again I love u all

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