James O. Boston

August 08, 1916 ‒ November 18, 2007

Marengo, Ohio

James O. Boston, age 91 of Marengo, formerly Chesterville, died Sunday evening November 18, 2007 at Laurels of Mount Vernon.

He was born on August 8, 1916 in Delaware to the late Clyde and Ruth (Sheets) Boston. He was a member of the Isom Presbyterian Church in Isom, Ky. and attended the Sparta Advent Christian Community Church.

James was a kind and gentle man who was an avid reader and particularly enjoyed Westerns by Louis L’Amour.

He is survived by son: Ralph G. (Nancy) Fuller of Sunbury and John E. (Rae Ann) Boston of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; daughter: Judy (Keith) Duncan of Marengo. 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Brother: Henry (Evelyn) Boston of Marion; sister: Beverly (Len) Rohde of Los Altos, CA.

Proceeded in death by his wife of 55 years: Grace (Breeding) Boston; grandson: Bradley Boston; sister: Frances Davenport.

Friends may call Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 73 W. Walnut, Marengo where service will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. with his grandson Brad Duncan officiating and assisted by Pastor David Keefer. Interment will follow in the Green Mound Cemetery, Kilbourne with military services by the Delaware County Veterans Association.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Sparta Advent Christian Community Church, PO Box 34, Sparta, Ohio 43350 or Victory Freewill Baptist Church, 2784 SR 229 W., Marengo, Ohio 43334.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.