Okey A. Boggess, 88, of Kenna, born May 5, 1925, went home to be with the Lord our Savior, April 24, 2014.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Mally and Gurvice Boggess; and his grandparents, Vonnie and Mary Ellen Boggess.
He is survived by his two sons, Billy and Bobby Boggess; his brother, Paul Boggess; his sister, Mary Lou Thomas; his grandchildren, Matthew Boggess, Casey Boggess (wife, Ariel), Nathan Boggess, Bobbi Ferrell (husband, Allen) and Summer Samples (husband, Adam); great grandchildren, Wyatt Boggess, Colby Ferrell, Carson Boggess, Lacey Ferrell, Gracie Samples, Walker Boggess, William Boggess and Allie Samples; and many more loved ones.
Okey was a "good ole boy from Rocky Fork". He served in the military and fought in WWII. He was a member of the South Charleston Masonic Lodge No. 168. He was a successful business man and worked very hard. He loved his family very much and worried about them all the time. He will be missed greatly.
Rest In peace, PaPa.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 28 at Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley. He will be buried at Floral Hills Cemetery in Pocatalico, WV. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.