Ernest I. "Ike" Boney, 91, Millmont
Ernest Isaac "Ike" Boney, 91, of 99 Maple St., for over 60 years, entered into rest at 10:10 a.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014, at his home.
He was born December 24, 1922, in Millmont, a son of the late I. Elmer and Vernie H. (Ocker) Boney. In 1946, he married the former Mary Jane Murray, who preceded him in death in 1968. On September 1, 1971, he married the former Margaret R. Feaster, who survives.
Ernest was a member of the Millmont United Methodist Church.
He was a 1940 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.
Ernest served in the Army from January 29, 1943 until his honorable discharge March 25, 1946. He was decorated with a Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Service Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, and World War II Victory Ribbon.
He was employed at Pennsylvania House, Lewisburg, for 42 years, until he retired in 1988.
Ernest was a member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, cutting wood with his brother in the mountains, hunting, and camping.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 42 years, are two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy W. and David Hendricks of Hartleton, and Jan M. and Darryl Kline of Mifflinburg; one son, Scott B. Feaster of Millmont; one sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Fred Yarger of Millmont; 4 grandchildren, Matthew Lau, Michelle Rogers, Morgan and her husband Douglas Richard, and Zachary Kline; 5 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Warren and Bruce Boney; and one sister, Marie Sparks.
Family and friends are welcome from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m., with Rev. Mark Messner, officiating.
Burial will be in the Hartleton Cemetery, with military honors by the Mifflinburg American Legion Post 410.
Memorial gifts may be made to Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Dr., Lewisburg, PA 17837.
Monday, April 7th, 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am, Roupp Funeral Home, Inc.
Monday, April 7th, 2014, 11:00am, Roupp Funeral Home, Inc.