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Edward H. Boggs

December 15, 1945 ~ February 6, 2020 (age 74)


Edward Herman Boggs, 74, of Coatesville, PA, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020, at his residence.

Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Edgar Boggs and Bernadine Boggs Wilson.  Edward was the beloved husband of Dolores Boggs with whom he shared 38 years of marriage.

He was employed as a custodian at West Chester University for many years until he retired. He was a member of Holy Tabernacle Church of God in Christ. Over the years he faithfully served as a trustee, head of the male usher board and sang in the male chorus. 

Edward was affectionately known as “Boots”.  He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. He also enjoyed watching wrestling and loved to be with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father Horace Wilson, sisters, Mae Louise Jones and Olive Mae Dickinson.

He leaves cherished memories to his wife, Dolores Boggs; sons: Herman Boggs of Illinois, Charles Boggs (Deinira), Greg Dorsey (Yanitza), and Tremayne Styer (Darrnisha) all of Coatesville, Marcus Boggs of Philadelphia, Wayne Boggs and Eric Bryant, and Keith Bryant all of Coatesville, Michael Bryant of Carlise; daughters: Darlene Myers (Brian) of Coatesville, Juanita Philpot (Thayer) of Georgia, Koren Horsey of New Jersey; brothers: James Boggs (Jennifer) and Harry Wilson (Della) all of Coatesville, Horace Wilson (Sabrina) of Downingtown, Phillip Boggs of Philadelphia, Nathan Boggs of Downingtown; sisters: Sheila Wilson of Coatesville, Marie Wilson of Coatesville, Althea Boyer of Georgia, Roslyn Boggs of New Jersey, Sharon Jones (Aaron) of Coatesville; uncle, Phil Boggs; 32 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; best friend, Robert Horsey and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Holy Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, 533 Coates Street, Coatesville, PA. A viewing will be held beginning at 8 AM.

Interment will be in New Evergreen Cemetery.

Condolence messages for the family may be shared on the guestbook. Flowers may be sent to the church on the day of the service.

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February 15, 2020

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Funeral Service
February 15, 2020

10:00 AM

Interment Following Funeral Service

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