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Richard Royce Boston

January 5, 1931 — January 12, 2021

Richard Royce Boston, 90, of Mt. Sterling, died Tuesday,  January 12, 2021 at Edgewood Estates in Frenchburg.  He was born in Edmonton, Kentucky on January 5, 1931 to the late Eugene and Eudora May James Boston.

Royce was a lifelong resident of the Gateway area. He was of the Jehovah Witness faith. Royce was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a retired carpenter.   He enjoyed watching World Series baseball and was considered a jokester.  He was a hard worker and passed on his great work ethic to his boys.  He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Royce is survived by his four sons; Ron Boston (Barb) of Mt. Sterling, Stanley Boston (Sherry) of Owingsville, Joe Boston (Patty) of Mt. Sterling and Nathan Boston (Gina) of Mt. Sterling; eight grandchildren; Richard Boston (Shannon) of Guntersville, Alabama, Jennifer Burton (McKenzie) of Greenville, South Carolina, Crystal Hill (Michael) of Mt. Sterling, Joseph Boston (Brooke) of Georgetown, Matthew Boston of Mt. Sterling, Ethan Boston of Mt. Sterling, Ethan Wells of Owingsville and Katelyn Boston of Owingsville; ten great grandchildren; one great-great granchild.

In addition to his parents, Royce was preceded in death by his wife Dixie White Boston and eleven siblings.

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