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Thomas "Tom" H. Boaz

June 26, 1924 ~ December 22, 2021 (age 97)

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Thomas "Tom" H. Boaz, 97, of Bonita Springs, Florida, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021, in Bonita Springs, Florida.

Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Joe Lawson officiating. Military Rites will be held by Crawford-Hale American Legion Post #95, Vandalia, IL and Brownstown VFW Post #9770. Memorials: Second Chance Animal Rescue, Vandalia, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net.

He was born June 26, 1924, in Mayfield, KY, the son of Charles J. & Blanche (Humphrey) Boaz. Married Florene M. Shatz on January 16, 1949, in Mayfield, KY, she passed away March 24, 2012. He worked as a Clothing Sales Rep.; was a US Navy, World War II Veteran; Member of Temperance Lodge #16, A.F.A.M. Vandalia; American Legion Post #95; and Vandalia Country Club; and affiliated with the First United Methodist Church, Vandalia, IL Tom had a huge heart, he never met a stranger and always had a smile.

He is survived by: Daughters - Ann Emerick, Vandalia, IL and Julie Morgan, Bonita Springs, FL; Grandchildren - Greg Emerick & Ede, St. Peters, MO, Todd Emerick & Tracy, Vandalia, IL and Jill Morgan, Orlando, FL; Great Grandchildren - Zeke, Ella, Jayden, Braxton, Keegan and Harper.

Preceded in death by: His Parents; Wife; Son Infant-James Howard and Brothers- Howard and Jim Boaz.

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Services

Graveside Service
Thursday
December 30, 2021

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

Military Honors
Thursday
December 30, 2021

11:15 AM
Fairlawn Cemetery
727 S 6th St
Vandalia, IL - Illinois 62471

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