David “Dave” Boggs, age 69 of Marion, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. On March 10, 1953, he was born in Goshen, Indiana, to Dolly (Foster) Thacker and the late Harold Thacker, and on August 4, 1978, he married his loving wife, Barbara (Pheasant) Boggs.
Dave spent many years working for Marion Steel, but most recently, he worked in maintenance for Keystone Power Co. He enjoyed scrapping and NASCAR, and he was a diehard Alabama fan. He was also a member of the Moose 889, American Legion Post 584, and VFW 3313.
He is survived by his wife Barbara Boggs; his son Gary Wayne Boggs; his daughter Kayla (Justin Colter) Boggs; his mother Dolly Thacker; his brother Allen (Vickie) Boggs; his sister Kimberly (Randy Hubbard) Thacker; his in-laws Vickie (Tim) McGowan, Sharel McKee, Steve Pheasant, and Tammy Kelly; numerous nieces and nephews; and his 2 beloved grandpuppies.
He was preceded in death by his father Harold Thacker, his brothers Kenny and Gene Boggs, and his sister-in-law Dana Boggs.
Calling hours will take place on Monday, April 18, 2022 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Boyd Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1 pm at the funeral home with burial to follow at Grand Prairie Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Dave’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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