James "Boone" Daniel English

March 24, 1956 ~ December 20, 2020 (age 64)



James “Boone” Daniel English, age 64, of Clayton, Georgia, passed away on December 20, 2020.


Boone was born the son of the late Wallace Rafter English and the late Cora Mae Patten on March 24, 1956. In his professional life he worked as a carpenter for many years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved playing golf and the competiveness and friendship that came with playing the game.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Billy English.


His survivors include his loving wife, Ruth Craig English, of the home; three sons, Ryan English (Ann), of Verona, WI, Kevin English (Kayli), of Rabun Gap, Terry English (Jessica), of Charleston, SC; one brother, Nelson English, of Clayton, GA; seven grandchildren, Breanna English, Chloe English, Isaiah English, Rachael English, Hannah English, Joshua English, Abbigael English.


A private family service will be held.


The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in memory of Boone to the Sid Weber Memorial Cancer Fund P.O. Box 485 Rabun Gap, GA 30568.


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