William Oliver Boone

April 1, 1929January 10, 2019

The middle child of three; born to Hettie Gibson Boone and John Tyer Boone on April 1, 1929. Entered eternal rest on January 10, 2019. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother John T. Boone, Jr. He is survived by wife Lynn Chadwell Boone, his daughters Bette (Dr. Andrew)Wright, Barbara Boone and Barrie (Alan) Nash. Grandchildren, Ashley Nickel, Andrew Oliver Wright (Dr. Anna) and Braxton Peterson (Alyssa), and three great grandchildren, Endia Rose, Beckett and . Addison. Sister, Nancy B. Beauchamp. Numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Boone graduated from Hillsboro High School, attended Middle Tennessee Teachers College before serving in the National Guard and the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Al Menah Shrine. Mr. Boone was employed by Genesco before going with Brown Shoe Company where he retired after 35 years. He enjoyed golf, tennis, walks around Radnor Lake and socializing (happy hour) with friends. A Service of the Resurrection will be held at Woodlawn Memorial Park with Father Joseph Breen officiating, on Tuesday January 15 at 11:30 with visitation at 10:00 prior to service. Memorial Gifts may be made to Alive Hospices or St. Edward Church.


  • Alive Hospice
  • St. Edward Church


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 15, 2019
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, January 15, 2019

William Oliver Boone

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