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John William Boney

February 5, 1917 April 12, 2006
John William Boney
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John William Boney, age 89, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at Summit Acres Nursing Home, Caldwell. He was born February 5, 1917, at home in Sharon Twp., Noble County, son of the late James Irvin and Emma Lucinda Linton Boney. Mr. Boney was a WWII Army veteran, having served as a construction machine operator with Company B of 330th Engineers in the Asia-Pacific Theater. He served in India, China, and Burma, where he worked on the Burma Highway, and was awarded the Bronze Star. He was a retired sawmill operator and timber cutter, and was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of Sharon Lodge #136, F&AM, and served twice as Past Master. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret D. 'Maw' Boney, who died January 16, 2004; and three sisters, Mary Tilton, Evelyn DeLancey, and Nellie Nichols. Surviving are his children, Mrs. Horace (Judy L.) Hamilton of Zanesville, Mrs. Boyd (Lorena K.) Cunningham of Sharon, Lacy L. (Rhonda) Boney of Lore City, Loid J. (Janet) Boney of Sharon, and Lon J. Boney of Sharon; one sister, Mrs. Leonard (Joan) VanFossen of Marietta; one brother, Robert (Shirley) Boney of Caldwell; 16 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday, April 13, 2006, from 2-4 and 6-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, Caldwell, where the service will be Friday, April 14 at 11AM with Pastor Ken Hyland officiating. Burial will follow at Sharon Cemetery. Masonic services will be conducted by Sharon Lodge #136, F&AM on Thursday evening at 8PM. Veterans graveside services will be conducted by the Noble County Veterans Services Organization. Memorials may be made to Sharon Cemetery or the Sharon Lodge #136, F&AM. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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