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Celebrating the life of

Sidney Wayne Boone

January 26, 1925 - September 16, 2019

Sidney Wayne Boone

Sidney Wayne Boone, 94, died peacefully at home on Monday, September 16, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

The Bogalusa, LA native lived in Savannah most of his life. Sidney was a graduate of Savannah High School and Armstrong Junior College.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II. He retired as an Industrial Engineer from Union Camp after 39 years of service. He was a lifelong member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. Sidney was a Freemason, a member of the Scottish Rite and a Shrine Jester. He was a member of Clinton Lodge, No. 54 F. & A.M. He was Past Captain of the Alee Temple Patrol, the Tybee Lite Shrine Club, and a member of the American Legion Post 184.

Sidney was predeceased by his wife, Beth W. Boone and a son, Gary Croom.

Surviving are two daughters, Layne Weiland and Tricia Lewis (Bill); a daughter-in-law, Diane Croom; seven granddaughters and ten great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. A Masonic burial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests you consider a donation in Sidney’s honor to Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Building Fund, 429 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31401, or Alee Temple’s Morris Slotin Transportation Fund, P.O. Box 14147, Savannah, GA 31416, or Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.

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Dear Layne, Tricia and Diane, I'm so sorry about your loss. We will be praying for you and family. It doesn't matter how old a parent is, they leave a big hole in your life. You will never be the same. Love, sympathy and prayers, Rebecca

- Rebecca O'Berry Scroggin, Savannah, Ga


Layne - sorry to have read about the loss of your Father. If you don't remember who I am, look at your 1972 Savannah High annual. Wishing you peace and strength.

- Alan Lipsitz, Savanah, GA


Keeping all of you in my thoughts & prayers. My visits to Savannah were so special to me. Love you all, Kay

- Kay Dunnington Boos, Tickfaw, LA


Sorry to hear the passing of your dad. I told mom this morning and she said for me to tell you that the family would be in her prayers. I have many fond memories of your family. Love you, Joan & family

- Joan D. Smith, Tickfaw, La


Dear Layne, Tricia and Diane, I'm so sorry about your loss. We will be praying for you and family. It doesn't matter how old a parent is, they leave a big hole in your life. You will never be the same. Love, sympathy and prayers, Rebecca

- Rebecca O'Berry Scroggin, Savannah, Ga


Layne - sorry to have read about the loss of your Father. If you don't remember who I am, look at your 1972 Savannah High annual. Wishing you peace and strength.

- Alan Lipsitz, Savanah, GA


Keeping all of you in my thoughts & prayers. My visits to Savannah were so special to me. Love you all, Kay

- Kay Dunnington Boos, Tickfaw, LA


Sorry to hear the passing of your dad. I told mom this morning and she said for me to tell you that the family would be in her prayers. I have many fond memories of your family. Love you, Joan & family

- Joan D. Smith, Tickfaw, La


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200