Jesse R. Boruff (84) of Toledo


Published on November 19 2012 1:20 pm

Jesse R. Boruff, 84, of Toledo died at 5:45am Friday, November 16, 2012 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Coles County.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, the 20th, at 7pm at Barkley Funeral Chapel in Toledo.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7pm Tuesday.  Burial at a later date will be in Janesville Cemetery.

He was born Cumberland County on July 26, 1928, the son of William Ray and Flossie May (Thornton) Boruff.  He married Nita Thompson on December 16, 1951 and she preceded him in death in 2003.  He was a farmer and truck driver, was a member of Teamsters Local 26, member of the Cumberland County Farm Bureau for over 70 years, Johnstown United Methodist Church, he enjoyed camping and going to tractor pulls and shows, and always enjoyed trips to the Covered Bridge Festival.

Survivors include one daughter, Janet Cowger of Toledo...two grandchildren, Matt Boruff and Benita McKelvey...and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brother...two sons, Wayne "Red" Boruff and Ray Eugene Boruff...son-in-law, Albert Cowger...daughter-in-law, Joan Boruff...and two grandchildren, Jessica and Brad Boruff.