Winfred Eugene Boan

Published 8:10 am Wednesday, December 18, 2019

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A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, at Magnolia Cemetery in Greenville for Winfred Eugene Boan, 96, of Greenville, who passed away at his home on Thursday, Dec. 12. Bob Bailey and MacDonald Russell officiated.

His mother, Mary Lou McConnell; his father, Andy B. Boan; his sister, Grace Boan Page, and his brother, James Cary Boan, preceded Winfred in death.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Laurice Dean Boan; three sons, Alan Dale Boan (Kristin), Barry Edward Boan (Margie) and Dean Eugene Boan; six grandchildren, Weldon Boan, Emelyn Boan, Anna Sanford Boan, Barry Edward Boan Jr. (Lauren), Wynn Boan Causey (Matt) and Olivia Laurice Boan; three great grandchildren, Powell Ward Causey, Reese Elizabeth Causey and Amelia Grace Causey; niece, Andrea Page Cain (Hubert); great niece, Lynn Cain Cooper and great nephew, Cy Cain (Allison).

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Winfred was born in Georgiana on Dec. 31, 1922. He served his country in World War II from 1942 through 1944 in the European Theater. Winfred attended Troy University and Auburn University and founded Boan Contracting Company, Inc., in 1959.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Southern Care Hospice or the charity of your choice.

Pallbearers were David Scott, Rex Smith, Cy Cain, Alvin Sullivan, Jason Cooper and Matt Causey.

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