Ron Boswell 75, of St. Joseph passed away Friday April 23, 2021 at the Hawthorne Inn of Danville.
Funeral services will be held at Noon Saturday May 1, 2021 at Freese Funeral Home 302 E. Grand Ave. St. Joseph. Rev. Sam Stow will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. followed by Masonic services.
Ron was born June 4, 1945 at Chicago. The son of Ralph and Madalynne (Shurtz) Boswell. He married Della Smith on July 7, 1973 at Mahomet. She survives.
He is also survived by his Mother Madalynne Boswell of Champaign. Children; Vicky Boswell of Stewerson, IL, Judy (B.J.) Exham of Mesa, AZ and Joann Boswell of Mesa, AZ. Six grandchildren Rebecca, Kayla, Colton, Ava, Zane, Abbie. One brother David (Diane) Boswell of Sadorus. One sister Sally (Randy) Harris of Sadorus.
He was preceded in death by his father and one brother Ricky.
Ron was a member of the Webber Street Baptist Church, Urbana. The St. Joseph Masonic Lodge and was a 32nd degree Mason.
He retired from the University of Illinois in 1998 having worked in food services.
Ron was an avid coffee drinker, watcher of Westerns and liked to fish. Most of all Ron enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and daughters.
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