Roy Wayne Boggs

Roy Wayne Boggs


Roy Wayne Boggs, 82, Little Orleans, Md., passed away Saturday, October 1, 2022, at his home.

Born February 11, 1940, in Seneca, W.Va., he was the son of the late Blain and Lorretta Mae (Boggs) Burgess, and the husband of Rosalie Mann Boggs.

He was a graduate of Flintstone High School, Class of 1958.

He was a carpenter by trade and built kitchen cabinets and many homes, including the homes of his children.

He worked for several years at Hixon’s Hardware, Hancock Block and Lewis’s Farm, retiring in 2002.

He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany from 1958 until 1962.

He was a member of Piney Plain UMC, where he sang in church choir and taught Sunday School.

He was the first Little League Coach for Piney Plains and was an avid Baltimore Oriole and Washington Redskin fan.

He also enjoyed fishing in Canada.

In addition to his wife of 60 years, he is survived by a son, Terrence Boggs, and wife, Marla, Little Orleans, Md.; two daughters, Melanie Rinker, and husband, Greg, Little Orleans, Md. and Lynelle Wertz, and husband, Bob, Three Springs, Pa.; four grandsons, Garrett Rinker, Dylan Rinker, Vinson Boggs and Jackson Boggs; one sister, Mary Johnson and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Gathering of Friends will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 5-7 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main St., Hancock, MD. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family wishes to express “A special Thank You to Hospice Home Care.”

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Piney Plains Cemetery Fund 13308 Ballfield Road NE, Little Orleans, MD 21766.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main St, Hancock, MD.

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