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Richard D. Boley

December 16, 1938 May 10, 2019
Richard D. Boley
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Richard D. Boley, 80, of Shreve passed away Friday, May 10, 2019, at his home, following a period of declining health.  

Richard was born Dec. 16, 1938 in Wooster, his parents were, Clifford and Evelyn (Boley) Umstead. Rev. Ruben W. Rader married Richard and Mabel Clark on Dec. 2, 1959, they had just celebrated 60 years of marriage. She survives. 

He graduated from Shreve High School, class of 1957. He worked for Diebold for many years before deciding farming was his true passion. Richard had been farming since he was 6 years old. He and Mabel raised lots of produce and were especially known for their muskmelons and watermelons.

When the Wayne County Fair and Loudonville Street fair arrived every year he would enter lots of produce to be judged.  Other enjoyments in life were his 56 Chevy’s (he loved these cars and won a number of trophies showing them) bowling, pitching for the Shreve Merchants ball team and then, his own team, the Shreve B’s. He also enjoyed coaching the Girls Fast Pitch Teams. 

Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter, Robin Boley (Robert) Ullom of Shreve, six grandchildren; Kyle McCoy, Jaymeson McCoy, Nick Stewart, Randall (Belinda) Boley, Megan (Ryan) Parrish and Victoria Opfer; four great grand children, Liam Boley, Hunter Opfer, Cheyene Opfer and Brynlee Parrish and a number of aunts and uncles. 

He is preceded in death by his son Randy Boley and his parents. Friends and family may call Monday May 13th from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Schlabach Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Tue. May 14th at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Shreve. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Sprenger Hospice Care or the Shreve United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be shared with the family at Schlabachfh.com.


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Calling Hours

Monday

13

May

4:00 PM 5/13/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
Schlabach Funeral Home

212 Jones St.
P.O. Box 501
Shreve, OH 44676

Schlabach Funeral Home
212 Jones St. Shreve 44676 OH
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

14

May

11:00 AM 5/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
Schlabach Funeral Home

212 Jones St.
P.O. Box 501
Shreve, OH 44676

Schlabach Funeral Home
212 Jones St. Shreve 44676 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

P.O. Box 501
Shreve, OH 44676

P.O. Box 501 Shreve 44676 OH
United States
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