Mr. Boles was born in Livingston, Tenn. on August 27, 1958, the daughter of the late Leo Guy Edwards and Alfie Lizzie Boles.
He was a deck hand on a barge.
He is survived by two sisters: Evelyn "Jennie" Hunley of Cookeville, Tenn. and Kathy Couch of Ind.; two brothers and sister-in-laws: Leo (Brenda) Boles of Nashville, Tenn. and Ricky (Rose) Boles of Livingston, Tenn.; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles also survive.
Funeral services were held on Friday, April 18, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Celina, Tenn. Interment to follow in the Turkeytown Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Brandon Boles, Mark Hunley, Jesse Boles, Bobby Gene Lee, Danny Lee, Timmy Boles, Jackie Boles, Jimmy Boles, and Ralph Boles.