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Ogden Eugene "Gene" Boon Jr.

October 15, 1939 ~ November 14, 2018 (age 79)

Ogden Eugene “Gene” Boon, 79, of Ooltewah, TN passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  


Gene was born in Greenville, MS where he was a graduate of Greenville High School. He served in the Army National Guard.  Later, he met the love of his life Betsy.  After a successful career as the District Representative for the Internal Revenue Service, he retired in 1997.  He loved antique cars, camping, motorcycles, and volunteering at church. He was a member of Ooltewah Baptist Church.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Ogden Eugene Boon, Sr. and Eunice Boon Jordan.  


He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Betsy Boon; sons, Steve (Vicki) Boon and David (Heather) Boon; grandchildren, William, Caleb, Avery, and Skyler Boon.


A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 17 at 12 PM in the funeral home chapel.  Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.  


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gideons International (


The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 17 from 10-12 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.


Donations may be made to:

The Gideons
Tel: 1-615-564-5000

Alhambra Shrine Center Children Transportation
1000 Alhambra Dr., Chattanooga TN 37421

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