Richard E. "Spike" Boone, Sr., 74, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.Born April 30, 1940 in Granite City, he was the son of Daniel and Stella Boone.On January 8, 1960 in Granite City, he married the former Juanita Vollmer. She survives.Surviving also are two daughters, Jerrie (Keith) Hattery of Edwardsville, Cindy (Tom) Lowe of St. Elmo; two sons, Richard, Jr. (Paula) Boone of East Alton, Rusty (Crystal) Boone of Wood River; 10 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; brother, Brad Boone of Granite City; two sisters, Rose Bering of Caseyville and Dutch Short of Griffith, IN.His parents; three brothers; and four sisters preceded in death.A Memorial Service will be conducted at the 1st Baptist Church, 400 Bowman St., East Alton at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 24. Pastor Gary Ballard will officiate.Marks Mortuary in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.
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