WILMINGTON — Roger Dale Boggs, 74, passed away Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. Roger was born Sept. 15, 1946, in Burlington to Doyle Thomas Boggs and Virginia Elise Garrett Boggs.
Roger was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Vietnam War from October 1963 to August 1967. Roger had a long career in auto sales, owning the Pontiac Dealership in Havelock for many years, later moving to Wilmington, where he sold cars for various dealership for many years. Later, he operated Wilmington Property Associates Real Estate Company. He was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Wilmington and Rotary International. In his leisure time, he enjoyed boating in our coastal waters in his Grady White.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William E. Boggs.
Roger is survived by his wife of 52 years, Linda Mansfield Boggs; son, Stephen Dale Boggs of Wilmington; brother, David Thomas Boggs of Moultrie, Georgia; and two sisters, Bonnie Edwards of Moultrie, Georgia, and Betty Wilson of Burlington.
A special thank you to Roger’s caregivers, including Dr. Screiber and Dr. Papagikos at the NHRMC Zimmer Cancer Center; and Palliative Care Nurse Shanna; R.N., Jill; and CNA, Teresa.
A celebration of life service will be planned for a future date due to COVID-19.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation.
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