EAST PALESTINE - Danny F. Boggs, 66, of East Main Street, formerly of New Springfield, died at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday at the Salem Regional Medical Center after becoming ill at home.
He was born Aug. 15, 1947 in East Liverpool, a son of the late Lloyd and Mildred F. Moore Boggs, and had resided in the East Palestine area since 2005. He had been employed as a teacher with the Beaver Local School District, retiring in 2000. Following his retirement from teaching, he had been employed with the local hardware stores, and later as a leader for Weight Watchers.
He was a member of the Long's Run United Presbyterian Church, and was currently serving on the Board of Housing Appeals and the Community Reinvestment Area Housing for the village of East Palestine.
He is survived by his wife, the former Rebecca Hall, whom he married April 14, 1973; two sons, James (Amber Barr) Boggs of New Springfield and Patrick (Kathy) Boggs of Negley; a daughter, Mary (Richard) Crowley of Mt. Lebanon, Pa.; and five grandchildren. He also leaves his brother Brent (Kay) Boggs of Calcutta and a sister, Brenda Davis of Columbus.
The family will receive friends at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and for one hour prior to the memorial service at noon Saturday at the Longs Run Presbyterian Church. Officiating will be his pastor, Rev. Stephen Cramer.