TORONTO-Joe Edward Boggs, age 45 of Toronto, Ohio passed away suddenly Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 at his home of natural causes. He was born March 4, 1967 in Alliance, Ohio.
Mr. Boggs was a self-employed contractor in the state of Washington and had served his country in the U.S. Army and also served as an Army recruiter while in the Army.
He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Boggs,
Mr. Boggs is survived by his mother, Susan McElwain Canfield of Toronto, Ohio; daughter, Athene Boggs of Olympia, Wash.; step-daughter, Vesta Ehli of Olympia, Wash.; brother, Earl D. Boggs of Sebring, Ohio; step-brother, David E. Boggs. and one step-grandson. He is also survived by an additional step-brother and two step-sisters.
Friends and family will be received for visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto.
A celebration service of life will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21 at the funeral home with the Reverend Kevin Rinkes officiating.
Interment will follow at the Island Creek Cemetery, County Road 46, Toronto. Full military honors will be conducted at the cemetery by the Toronto American Legion.