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Chuck E. Boggs

February 11, 1948 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 72)

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Chuck E. Boggs, 72, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020, in Vandalia, IL at Fayette County Hospital ER, Vandalia, IL.

Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, November 6, 2020, at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL with Military Rites, Pastor Doug Wodtka officiating.  Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, November 5, 2020, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL. Memorials: St. Peter's Sportsman Club, Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

He was born February 11, 1948, in Shobonier, IL, the son of Carl & Pauline Grace (Carter) Boggs. Married Donna Mae Richards, June 10, 1972 in Vandalia, IL. He was a life- long mechanic, starting at McBride Motors in Vandalia; the Vandalia Community Schools Bus Garage, Worked for Red Walton's GMC.  Chuck even worked part-time for Yellow Freight, he later opened Chuck's Auto repair (in the old GMC building) and later moved to the Current location (the old Eckhart's shop) in Bluff City, Illinois, where he has been for the last 20 years.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran, member of the Federation of Outdoors Resources for 20 Years, and shared his love for Gatch Lake as the Past President of the St. Peter's Sportsman's Club for 24 years.

He is survived by: Wife - Donna Mae Boggs, Vandalia, IL; Sons - Steven Boggs and Jason Boggs & Jade, Vandalia, IL; Brother - Larry Boggs & Joy, Danville, IL; Sister-in-law - Thelma Boggs, Taylorville, KY.

Grandchildren - Kymber, Reed, Parker & Luke.

Preceded in death by: His Parents, 2 Brothers - Carl Steven Boggs and Gary Boggs.

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November 5, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL
831 N 5th St
Vandalia, ILLINOIS 62471

Graveside Service
November 6, 2020

11:00 AM
Fairlawn Cemetery
727 S 6th St
Vandalia, IL - Illinois 62471

November 6, 2020

11:00 PM
Fairlawn Cemetery
727 S 6th St
Vandalia, IL - Illinois 62471

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