L. Eugene Boston

L. Eugene Boston, 90, of Sistersville, passed away July 11, 2014, after a brief illness.

He was born May 3, 1924, a son of the late Lawrence Boston Sr. and Ruby Boston.

Gene was a retired instrument foreman at PPG Industries. He enjoyed the challenge of his work. Hunting, reloading, fishing, boating and race walking were favorite activities he enjoyed with his family. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sistersville and the Sistersville BPOE Elks 333.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Eagle of Sistersville; and his grandson, Keith Pryor of Knoxville, Tenn. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian in 2004. Gene and Vivian enjoyed Western Square Dancing for many years and taught many local folks using tapes and records.

There will be a visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of service at noon, Saturday, July 19, at Myers Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bill Dawson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Journey Hospice, 314 S. Wells Street, Sistersville, WV 26175 and the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Online condolences may be offered at myersfuneralhomewv.com