Ronald Boss


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Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2013, 8:12 pm
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Ronald Lee Boss, 66, of Boynton Beach, Fla., previously of Moline, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in the Hospice of Palm Beaches with the comfort of his family.
Cremation will be done with a memorial service to be held on April 13, 2013, in Pensacola, Fla. Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans.
Ronald was born on April 13, 1946, to Harold and Virginia Boss. Ronald served in the United States Navy and retired as chief electrician on May 1, 1993.
Survivors include siblings, Patricia Fluegel, East Moline, Carrol (CJ) Partain, Silvis, Vicki (Bill) Weber, Rock Island, Donna (Dan) Newman, Rock Island, and Ginger (Rick) Lovett, Boynton Beach; six nieces; eight nephews; and various great-nieces and -nephews.
Preceding him in death were his father, Harold Boss; mother, Virginia (Cligan) Boss; and a bother, Terrance Boss.












 



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