Richard “Rick” Homer Boggs, Jr.

Richard “Rick” Homer Boggs, Jr. left this world unexpectedly on his 68th birthday. He was born October 17, 1952 to the late Richard “Dick” H. Boggs, Sr. and Eveline Mae (Stephenson) Boggs. Loving husband to Patricia (Pat) Smalley Boggs for nearly 48 years, proud father of four children and grandfather of eight

He has left behind his wife, Pat; three children: Kristy (and Shawn) Stewart, Patrick (and Libby) Boggs and Casey (and Chris) Jenkins; and eight grandchildren: Victoria Stewart, Christian Boggs, Ezra Stewart, Alixandra Jenkins, Allison Stewart, Dominic Jenkins, Danny Stewart and Elissa Jenkins; and his brother, Randy (and MaryAnn) Boggs.

Rick was a coal miner throughout the state of WV for 47 years, receiving various certifications within the mining
industry, including electrician and EMT.

Rick was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, ramp digging, “ginsenging” and spending time with his family. He never met a stranger and would do anything to help others. He will be missed by everyone who knew him and is deeply loved by so many.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 in the Russell Cemetery at
Craigsville with Pastor Shane Boggs officiating.  Interment will follow under the direction of the White Funeral Home at Summersville.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be sent to the family at


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