Gene Boland PDF Print E-mail

Gene Carroll”Pee Wee” Boland, 74, of Prosperity, died Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on August 16, 1944 in Newberry, he was a son of the late Milton F. and Mary Carolyn Shealy Boland. He was a retired heavy equipment operator with the U.S. Group and was a member of Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church. Gene loved hunting,fishing, and NASCAR. He loved going to “the store” to have coffee with friends in the morning and spending time with his grandchildren who affectionately called him “Papa Gene.”..

He is survived by his wife, Barbara D. Boland; a daughter, Lisa Harmon of Pomaria; a step-son, Cody(Neva) Caldwell of Prosperity; a step-daughter, Amber(Scott) Lominick of Newberry; grandchildren, Brent and Tori Caldwell, and Jack, Scotlyn, Lawson, and Weston Lominick; and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Frances Counts Boland; and brothers, Donald Boland, Larry Boland, and Alfred Boland.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Ralph Hill. Burial will follow in Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church Cemetery in Chapin. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church, 101 E. Boundary Street, Chapin, SC 29036 or to St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 4056 St. Luke's Church Road Prosperity, SC 29127.

Active pall bearers will be Wesley Boland, Jeff Boland, Jay Boland, Mike Chapman, Keith Ballington, and Randy Oliver. Honorary pall bearers will be Jerry Shealy and Wayne Koon.

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#8 MYRTIE MALLACH 2019-04-02 10:05
Mrs.Barbara,Lisa,an d family,
So sorry to hear of Mr. Gene's passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Myrtie Mallach
#7 Becki McSwain 2019-04-02 08:50
Dear Barbara & Children...Mom & I were so sad to read about Gene. Please know we are keeping you in our prayers and sending you our love. Wish so much we could be there for you.
Becki & Julia McSwain
#6 Johnny Frick 2019-04-02 07:18
So sorry for the loss of Gene, he was always good to talk to and would be glad to help if he could. Family please accept my condolence. Thoughts and prayers. Johnny
#5 Shelley Remion 2019-04-01 21:13
Mrs. Barbara and family,
I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Gene. He was a wonderful person. I'm going to miss seeing him at the store. May God wrap you in his arms and give you peace. Your Family are and will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers.
Todd, Shelley, Caleb & Collins
#4 Rosann Lester 2019-04-01 05:37
Barbara and family, So sorry to hear of Gene’s passing! Always thought you made a good cute couple! Love to you all
#3 Edwin Dowd 2019-03-31 19:09
It is with deep sorrow that I offer my condolences to Barbara and Family. Gene and I grew up together, fished, hauled hay and had some great times together. While our lives took different directions as life moved on he remained a good friend in my heart and will truly be missed. Edwin Dowd
#2 Charlene L Pitts 2019-03-31 17:57
Mrs Barbara and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Mr Gene's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers!
Charlene and Billy Pitts
#1 Janice Ellisor 2019-03-31 17:24
Condolences to my niece Lisa Harmon (his daughter) and Barbara Boland (his wife)
and all of Barber’s Family. He will be sorely missed by all. Such a great man and was loved dearly.