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William "Bill" Allen Boggess, 95, of Versailles, widower of Flossie "Midge" Boggess, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Born April 5, 1921, at Lock 6, he was the son of the late James and Vera Boggess and remained a lifelong resident of Woodford County. He was a Navy veteran with 26 years of service in both World War II and the Korean War, and was retired from Rand McNally after 18 years. Survivors include a sister, Shirley Puckett, Colorado; two sons, William N. (Geneva) Boggess, Huntsville, Ala., and David R. Boggess, Versailles; eight grandchildren, Bridgette (David) Franey, Franklin, Tenn., Katrina (Jonathan) Ball, Huntsville, Ala., William Jacob (Emily) Boggess, Philadelphia, Pa., Connie L. Boggess, Frankfort, Christa Sasser, Miamisburg, Ohio, Michelle (Donnie) Bryeans, Luxora, Ark., Christopher (Kerry) Bright, Suffolk, Va., and Patrick (Angela) Bright, Rota, Spain; 11 great-grandchildren, Luke and Harper Franey, Franklin, Tenn., Hannah and Gabrielle Ball, Huntsville, Ala., Joshua (Alyssa) Saucier, Frankfort, Caylee, Christopher, and Conrad Sasser, Miamisburg, Ohio, Joshua and Christopher D. Bright, Suffolk, Va., and Madelynn Bright, Rota, Spain; and a great-great-granddaughter, Jade Saucier, Frankfort. Two brothers, James Boggess and Donald Boggess, are deceased. A visitation was held Friday, March 17, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project and Bluegrass Care Navigators.

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