Dallas R. Boone
Augusta, GA – Dallas R. Boone, 77, husband of the late Nellie Greiner Boone, entered into rest, Thursday, September 27, 2012, at Golden Living Center of Augusta.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at 3:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors.
Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery.
Mr. Boone, son of the late William B. and Margaret Lennon Boone, was born in Florence, SC. He was a member of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. He was manager of the Tag Office of Richmond County. He had also been a printer with the Virginia Ledger Star for six years, and an employee of Rock-Tenn Box Company. He received his degree in Drafting from Augusta Technical College. He also volunteered for three years as Santa Claus with Fort Discovery.
He was a Master Mason with membership in the Hephzibah Masonic Lodge #412. He was also a member of the Augusta Shrine Club, the Clown Unit, and the Alee Temple. His greatest joy in life was when he dressed in his clown outfit and visited sick children in local hospitals.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Boone.
He is survived by his daughter, Katherine Elizabeth Boone Etterlee and her husband, Walter, of Augusta; his brother, Jessie Boone, of Virginia Beach, VA; and his sister, Nellie Jane Locke, and her husband, Jess, of Beaufort, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Ray Walker, Sam Wiggins, William Walker, Walter Etterlee, Bill Wright, and Eric Schlein.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to The CSRA Humane Society, 425 Wood Street, Augusta, GA 30904, or to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 W Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605.
The family would like to thank the staff of Golden Living –Windemere for their excellent care and attention during Mr. Boone’s illness.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 2, 2012, from 2:00 PM until the hour of service at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill RD, Augusta, GA 30906.