Duane Gerald Bovee 76, of Leland passed away Monday December 24, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Jerry was born in Saginaw, MI; on July 13, 1942 the son of the late Major and Vera Olive Elliott Bovee. He served his country Honorably in the United States Airforce, after graduating from Clio High School. In 1977 he went to work for Paktank Corporation retiring in 2007. Also preceding him in death are sisters Charlotte Dawn Bovee, Lillian and husband Mike Grujic, Dorothy and husband Clifford Roupe, Doris and husband Carl Barton, Dora and husband J.C. Bean and brothers Eugene Bovee and wife Nancy and Carl Spitz and a brother-in-law Albert Poe.
Surviving are daughters Terry B. Oldham and husband Kenneth of Leland and Crystal Bovee of Wilmington, and sister Violet Poe of MI.; grandchildren James Duane and Edward Ryan Oldham, great-grandson Landen Oldham. Many Nephews and Nieces also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday January 4, 2019 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel, with Military Honors to follow. Pastor Jay Young will officiate the service. Burial will be private in the state Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville.
The family will see friends starting at 10 am until service time.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.