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James Dave Boozer

April 7, 1944 ~ August 2, 2017 (age 73)
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James Dave Boozer, age 73, of Adrian, MI, passed away, August 2, 2017.  He was was born April 7, 1944, in Jackson County, AL, the son of Clarence & Bertha (Pendergrass) Boozer. On May 16, 1970, he married Gloria Sweet in Adrian, MI, she survives. Jim served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired from Ford Motor Co. after 30 years of service.  Jim was on the National Executive Commitee with the DAV and also served on various positions on the State Level of the DAV and the Local DAV Chapter #20. He was also of member the Adrian Honor Guard Team that performed Military Honors for Lenawee County Veterans. He was a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Adrian where he served as an Elder, Council Chairman, Sunday School Teacher and was in the Choir.  In addition to his wife Gloria, he is survived by his daughter, Melissa (James) Tate, his grandchildren, Shane Tate and Karrah Tate, two great grandchildren, Hailey and Lucas, one sister, Elizabeth (Roy) Deyo, three brothers, Earl Boozer, Claries Jr. (Liz) Boozer and Rob (Dolores) Boozer and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, Pauline Strahan, Jane Boozer, Joyce Harrison and Katherine Samonek and four brothers, Rayford Boozer, Edward Boozer, Wayne Boozer and Dwight Boozer  Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, August 7, 2017, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 326 S. McKenzie St., Adrian, MI, with Pastor Daryl Etheridge officiating. Burial will follow in Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens, Tecumseh, MI with Military Honors performed by the Adrian VFW Post 1584 Honor Guard. Visitation will be on Sunday, August 6, 2017, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM & 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI.    Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Adrian, or the Adrian DAV Chapter #20.  www.PurseFuneralHome.com
 


 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
August 6, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Visitation
Sunday
August 6, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Funeral Service
Monday
August 7, 2017

1:00 PM
St. Matthews Lutheran Church
326 S. McKenzie Street
Adrian, MI 49221

Burial with Military Honors to Follow
Monday
August 7, 2017

2:40 PM
Lenawee County Memorial Gardens
1188 E. M-50
Tecumseh, MI 49286


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