Boring, Frank E. (Pikeville)

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Frank E. Boring, 67, of Pikeville, died on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at his home. 

He retired from Bledsoe County Highway Department after twent-eight years of employment, where he was a back hoe operator, and dug graves for the county. He enjoyed fox hunting. 

Frank was preceded in death by parents Hubert Ray Boring and Rosie Lee Reel Boring; infant grandson Justin Allen Richardson; brothers Johnny Ray, Ernest, and Roy Allen Boring; sisters Ruth Headlee, Wanda Crawley, and Marie Boring. 

He is survived by wife of 47 years, Mary E. Boring; daughter, Hellen Richardson (Buster Mills); two grandchildren, Destinee (Matthew) Pendergrass and Brady Richardson; one great-grandson, Clay Allen Pendergrass; brother, Wade (Lucille) Boring; sisters, Mickie Harmon, South Pittsburg; Beulah Jane Parker, Bridgeport, AL.; Linda (Ron) Horner, Dunlap; Melba (Danny) Phillips, Jefferson, TX.; very special cousin, Johnny (Juanita) Boring; several nieces and nephews. 

A very special thanks to Hospice caregivers. 

Funeral services will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. CDT in the funeral home chapel with Brother Ronnie Colvard officiating. Burial will follow in Rigsby Cemetery. 

Online condolences can be made at 

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Hwy 127 South, Pikeville, TN. 

Visitation will be on Thursday, from 6-9 p.m. CDT, Friday, from 9 a.m.-9 p.m, and Saturday, from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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