David Ellis Boleware

Published 8:08 am Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Funeral services were held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at Billy M. King – Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Collins for David Ellis Boleware, 76, of Carson, who passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, at his residence.

Rev. James Walters officiated at the services with interment following in the Oakdale United Methodist Church Cemetery in Seminary.  Special music was provided by Ms. Annie Kay Rogers and Mr. Howard McGee.  Billy M. King-Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Collins was in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation was held from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at Billy M. King – Colonial Chapel Funeral Home.

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Pallbearers were Blake Boleware, Kaden Boleware, Kruz Boleware, Jay Dees, Mike Boleware, Brock Hudson, Boddie Quic and Ashley Reid.

Mr. Boleware was born on Dec. 15, 1945, in Carson.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.  Mr. Boleware was retired from Plantation Pipeline after 33 years of service as an Operation Maintenance Operator.  He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.  Mr. Boleware was a member of the Carson United Methodist Church in Carson.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ellis Boleware; his mother, Lois Raybon Boleware Gordon; his stepfather, Brown Gordon; one brother, Carey Boleware and three sisters, Kathleen Windham, JoAnn McPhail and Gay Cole.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Rachel Peterson Boleware of Carson; sons, Reggie Boleware, and his wife, Skarlett of Collins; and Jace Boleware, and his wife, Megan of  Mendenhall; two sisters, Sue Marks, and her husband, Robert of Marco Island, Florida, and Nay Coulter of Whitesand; seven grandchildren, Blake Boleware, Montgomery Boleware, Kaden Boleware, Kruz Boleware,  Murray Boleware, Claire Mitchell,  and Peyton Mitchell and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.

Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.billymkingcolonialchapel.com