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Ronnie James Boddie

Boddie, Ronnie James Of North Chicago, IL, made his journey home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 15, 2013 at the Captain James A. Lovell Medical Center, North Chicago, IL. Ronnie was born on December 10, 1949 in Memphis, TN to the late Naomi Boddie and Charles Makins. Ronnie graduated from North Chicago High School in 1968 and received an Honorable Discharge from the US Army where he served in the Vietnam War and was a long time employee at the Defense Automated Printing Services at Great Lakes, IL for 30 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Pastor Geraldine Boddie of Emmanuel C.O.G.I.J.C.; and son, Gerron Boddie; 2 sisters, Belria Pittman (Waukegan, IL), Amber Renfroe (Memphis, TN), brothers-in-law, Johnnie Henderson (Memphis, TN), Calvin George Gibson (Kentucky); mother-in-law, Essie Watkins (Chicago, IL); aunts, Beulah Boddie (Waukegan, IL), Evelyn Boddie (Alabama), Lois Wilborn (Zion, IL), Rose Keaton (Zion, IL); uncle, Pastor Edward (Linda) Ervin; loving nephew, Anthony Boddie (Fort Mill, SC) and many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and a special friend, Rezoila McLaughlin (Waukegan, IL). He was preceded in death by his mother, Naomi Boddie; grandparents, Samuel and Frenchie Boddie; sister Fannie Henderson; uncle, Robert Boddie; aunts, Arguster Boddie, Nancy Yarbrough; father-in-law, Bishop Calvin Watkins. A Celebration of His Life Service will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, November 23, 2013 at First Corinthian Baptist Church, 1529 Elizabeth Avenue, North Chicago, IL. Reverend Eugene Roberson, Pastor. Apostle, Dr. Jack Carter, Sr., Officiating. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at North Shore Garden of Memories Cemetery, North Chicago, IL. Arrangements by Bradshaw & Range Funeral Home, 2513 Dugdale Road, Waukegan, IL 847-662-3553, please sign guestbook at www.bradshaw-range.com.

Funeral Home

Bradshaw & Range - Waukegan
2513 Dugdale Road  Waukegan, IL 60085
847 662 3553

Published in News Sun from Nov. 21 to Nov. 27, 2013
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