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Richard Gerald Boolman

August 20, 1939 — July 25, 2018

Richard G. Boolman, 78, of Greenville, passed away on July 25, 2018 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville.

Richard was born on August 20, 1939 in New Castle, Indiana to the late Gerald and Mary Lou (McDaniel) Boolman.

Richard drove a semi truck for 18 years, operated a CB Radio Shop in Greenville, and then worked at Auto Zone before retiring. He was an avid bowler and Golfer. He was a member of the Greenville Masonic Lodge #143; Antioch Shrine Masons of Dayton, Ohio; Darke County Shrine Club and Greenville Moose Lodge #329.

Richard leaves behind to cherish his memory, his son, Jerry (Annette) Boolman of Arcanum; his daughter, Susan (Jeff) Cummins of Greenville; his grandchildren, Michael (Amy) Cost and Kaylee Boolman; his three month old great-grandson, Winston A. Cost; his sisters, Frankie Sanderson, and Debbie (Steve) Kolling, both of Greenville; his nephew, Jeff Sanderson; his two nieces; his special friend and mother of his children, Dorthy Boolman of Greenville; and his three dogs he loved so much, Gizmo, Riley and Katie.

A Celebration of Richard's life will be held at 1 PM on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with Rev. Hershel Fee officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit on Monday from 12 PM to 1 PM at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to Darke County Shrine Club, PO Box 623, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

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