Billy Boggs, 75

Billy Eugene Boggs, 75, of Lagro, died at 5:25 p.m., Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home.

He was born Dec. 7, 1941, in Eoli, Ky., to Lawrence Dillard and Nellie Bridget (Collins) Boggs.

Billy married Linda (Schaffer) Beeks in Lagro, on April 21, 1979.

He worked for United Technologies in Huntington. He was a member of Sons of the American Legion and enjoyed working in his garage on his mowers, going mushroom hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren. 

He is survived by his wife, Linda Boggs of Lagro; his five children, Theresa Mangrum, of Tulsa, Okla. Patty (Don) King of Wabash, Sharon (Dennis) Bone of Roann, Jennifer Beeks and Greg (Nikki) Beeks, all of Lagro; six siblings, Garry (Tina) Boggs, Larry (Rachel) Boggs, and Wanda (Bruce) Shaw, all of Wabash, Lester (Kanda) Boggs of Silver Lake, Betty Justice of North Manchester, and Janice (Jerry) Bucher of Dawagiac, Mich.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons, Ronald and Thomas Beeks.

There will be no services.

Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service of Wabash is in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorial is the charity of the donor's choice.

The memorial guest book for Billy may be signed at


Posted on 2017 Aug 01