Dwayne M. Boone (74) of Edgewood


Published on September 20 2013 8:56 am

Dwayne M. Boone, 74, of Edgewood, died at 12:16 AM Thursday, September 19, 2013, in his home.

Visitation is from 3 - 5 PM Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood.  A private family committal will follow. Memorials are requested to Cancer Care Unit in Effingham.

Dwayne was born on November 18, 1938, in Mason Twp., Effingham Co., IL, the son of Glen H. and Clementine A. (Bushue) Boone. He married Gwendolyn D. Harper on November 10, 1963, at Edgewood Christian Church.He was a farmer and a U.S. Army Veteran. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and liked to invent things. Dwayne loved to be with his family.

Surviving are his loving wife, Gwendolyn of Edgewood; daughters, Kara (husband, David) King of Imperial Beach, CA and Amy (husband, Brad) Tarr of Newton; brother, Urban (wife, Louise) Boone of Edgewood; sisters, Reta Zumbahlen of Watson,  Lucille (husband, Jim) Koester of Teutopolis, Carolyn Maluchnik of Valdosta, GA, Linda (husband, Dave) Wheeler of Temecula, CA, Avanell (husband, Don) Haarmann of Crest Hill, and Ruth Ann (husband, John) Lloyd of Stillwater, OK;  and 4 grandchildren, Mitchell Boone Tarr and Nicholas Scott Tarr both of Newton and Eddie Boone King and Devon Harper King both of Imperial Beach, CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; father and mother-in-law, Dale and Lois Harper; and brother-in-law, John Maluchnik.