Michael Boles


July 1, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Michael Lee Boles, 65, Piqua, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church with visitation one hour prior to service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the family and memorials may be left at Webb & Rodrick Chapel.
Michael was born Aug. 22, 1948, in Caney, the son of Evart Lee and Edna M. (Goines) Boles, and graduated from Caney High School. Michael was a 21-year U.S. Navy Veteran having served during the Vietnam conflict and Desert Storm retiring in 1991. In 1993, he returned to Independence from Pennsylvania then moving to Piqua to work for Russell Stovers. He had received his bachelor’s degree in history from Columbus University. He was a loving family man who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
On Dec. 18, 1969, Michael was united in marriage to Connie (Darbe) Boles. She survives, as do five sons, John Boles, Independence, Adam Boles, San Diego, Calif., Patrick Boles, Independence, Luke Boles, St. Joseph, Mo., and Matthew Boles Glen Burrie, Md., as well as 14 grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Roger Boles, Oklahoma City, Okla. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Alicia Rae Boles; and a brother, Bruce Boles.
Webb & Rodrick Chapel & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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