Boone Grant Preece 87 of Inez, KY passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011 at the Community Hospice House of Ashland, KY. He was born on January 14, 1924 in Martin County, KY; he was a son of the late Emmons and Martha Louise “Oppy” Johnson Preece. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Grant Preece as well as his siblings; Forest Preece, Glendyne Preece Thompson, Broaddus Preece, Loretta Preece Thacker, Johnson Carroll (J.C.) Preece and Julia Preece Justice. He was employed by NASA and Oak Ridge Atomic Energy.

He is survived by his wife; Juanita Preece of Ashland, KY as well as a grand-daughter, Diana Preece and a sister, Louise Preece Haney of Inez, KY.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, November 14, 2011 at 11:00am at the

Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home, Inez Chapel, with Rick Osborne officiating. Burial will follow in the Preece Cemetery of Inez, KY. Visitation will be from 6-8pm Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Ashland Community Hospice House.

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