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Jerry Boss, obituary

Jerry L. Boss, 75, of Franklin, Tenn., died Jan. 6, 2012 at his residence. 

He was born in Elkhart, Ind. and received his Masters Degree from Indiana University.  He was also a retired Lt. Col. with the U.S. Army having served for 22 years of service.  He was known throughout Middle Tennessee as the “Flag Man” who drove the patriotic van. 

Mr. Boss was the founder and President of Boss’s Patriotic Products. He was a member of the Franklin Breakfast Rotary where he was active in starting the F.I.S.H. program; a member of Cemetery Association of Tennessee; and he was a member of Hillsboro Presbyterian Church where he was The Kahuna of the Thursday Morning Men’s Group at the church. He had an infectious laugh that will remain in our hearts forever. 

He was preceded in death by parents, John Burl and Mabel Boss and brother, Beryl Boss.  Mr. Boss is survived by wife of 50 years, Peggy J. Boss, Franklin, TN; son, Greg Boss (Kim Mullin),  daughter, Lisa Boss (Ron) East, grandchild, Carson East all of Nashville, TN; brother, John (Mary) Boss, Walnut Creek, CA and sister-in-law, Barbara Boss, Elkhart, Ind. 

A Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Hillsboro Presbyterian Church, 5820 Hillsboro Road, Nashville, Dr. Nancy McCurley officiating with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will follow with full military honors at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery at 2 p.m.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, 4-8 p.m. at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Society or Franklin Breakfast Rotary.

Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin.

01/12/2012, Williamson Herald 

Posted on: 1/9/2012

 
 

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