B. Edwin Boger
Published 9:33 am Monday, April 13, 2020
Mr. B. Edwin Boger, 88, of Cana Road, Mocksville, died Saturday, April 11, 2020 after an extended illness.
Mr. Boger was born on Oct. 14, 1931 on the family farm in Davie County to the late Burley A. and Louise Potts Boger.
Mr. Boger was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1954-1956 as a medic in Frankfurt, Germany. He was a charter member of North Main Church of Christ, where he served as a deacon. He was dedicated to serving at Carolina Bible Camp and seeing children mature in their faith. He was also full of love and encouragement for supporting his community. Mr. Boger was a founding member of the Davie County Farm Bureau, where he had served as president and was a board member for more than 50 years. He was also a board member of the Soil and Water Conservation District. He was a dairy and beef cattle farmer who loved agriculture and working on his farm.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ray Gwen Boger.
Survivors: his wife of 66 years, Ivey Nell Bowles Boger of the home; 2 children, Edwina Gaddy and husband James of Advance and Brent Boger and wife Christy of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Addison, Kirsten and Tyler Gaddy and Abby Boger; 2 sisters, Vada Beck of Mocksville and Elizabeth Leonard of Lexington; a sister-in-law, Ola Mae Cook Boger of Mocksville; several nieces and nephews; and special caregiver, Samantha Beck.
A private graveside service was conducted at Jericho Church of Christ Cemetery with Matt Langfield officiating. A public memorial service will follow at a later date.
Memorials: Carolina Bible Camp, c/o Bobby Grigsby, 307 Meadow Lane, Mocksville; or to Davie Community Foundation, Memo: Edwin and Ivey Nell Boger Scholarship Fund, PO Box 546, Mocksville.