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1943 Stirl 2021

Stirl M. "Popeye" Boggs

February 16, 1943 — April 19, 2021

Niles

Stirl M. “Popeye” Boggs of Niles passed away on Monday April 19, 2021 at 11:58 p.m. in his residence with his loving family by his side. He was 78 years old.

Stirl was born on February 16, 1943 in Niles, the son of the late Lonnie and Edna Mae Hanshaw Boggs.

He attended Niles McKinley High School. Popeye as he was affectionately known by his friends and family was employed in various departments at the Lordstown General Motors Assembly and Van Plant.

Mr. Boggs was of Baptist faith. Earlier in life he enjoyed working on cars in his garage. Stirl looked forward to his trips to the casino, walking around stores and looking at the various items for sale, family picnics at Idora Park and the occasional prank he played on his kids.

He is survived by his wife, Oneita Shreves Boggs, whom he married in 1960; 4 daughters, Diana Burns of Niles, Karen (Charles) Baran of Warren, Carol (David) Bunea of Warren, and JoAnna (Mike) Day of Mineral Ridge; 2 sons, Roger Boggs and Paul (Christine) Boggs both of Niles; 3 sisters, Evonne (Jack) Epperheart of McDonald, Darlene Boggs of Niles, and Barbara (Dominic) Fuda of Niles; 2 brothers, Dexter (Bobbie) Boggs of Niles and Eugene Boggs of TN; 21 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Stirl was preceded in death by a son, Daryl Boggs; a sister Jule Brown; 2 brothers, John and Thearl Boggs.

The family would like to thank Nicole Boggs and JoAnna Day for the daily care they provided to their grandfather and father.

Friends and family can view the obituary and send condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome.com

Calling hours will be on Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

A funeral service will immediately follow calling hours on Saturday in the funeral home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Stirl M. "Popeye" Boggs, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

WM Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC

614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

WM Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC

614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446

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