Richard ‘Wayne’ Boland


Richard “Wayne” Boland, 69, of Perryville passed away Thursday, April 6, 2023 at his residence.
He was born September 23, 1953 in Ste. Genevieve to Anderson Clay and Virgie Victoria (Kennon) Boland.
Wayne and Debra (Laurentius) Boland were married on February 7, 1981 at the Brushy Bible Baptist Church in Minnith.
He served in the United States Marine Corps, during the Vietnam War.
He was a member of Brushy Bible Baptist Church in Minnith.
Wayne was an entrepreneur and enjoyed spending his time farming and operating Wayne’s Radiator Service. Most of all Wayne loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include three children, Michelle Boland of Perryville; Eric Boland of Perryville, Lance (Nichole) Boland of Perryville; siblings, Vernetta Shuh of St. Mary, June Geiler of Pevely, Patti Bowen of Perryville, Kathy Pittman of Perryville, Linda Johnson of St. Mary, Gale Pittman of Perryville, Vickie Winston of Ansiton, AL; Dickie (Margie) Boland of St. Mary, Jean Vogt of St. Mary, Bobby (Misti) Boland of Fredericktown, Larry (Sandra ) Boland of St. Mary; three grandchildren, Lydyah, Hannah & Jayse Boland, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother, Franklin Boland.
Visitation was Wednesday, April 12, 2023 and from 8-9:30 am on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at the Brushy Bible Baptist Church.
Funeral Service followed with Rev. Jim Kiefer Officiating.
Burial with Full Military Honors at the Brushy Bible Baptist Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Brushy Bible Baptist Church or St. Jude Children’s Research.
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Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.