Roger Dale “Boney” Tolley Sr.

Published 4:36 pm Monday, March 2, 2020

Roger Dale “Boney” Tolley Sr., 72, Watauga, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Born February 16, 1948 in Newland, N.C., he was a son of the late Charlie Tolley and Maxine Puckett.
Boney was retired from RDR Mobile Homes. He was a member of Fellowship Community Church and helped build the church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ruth Coleman Tolley; two brothers, Waites and Paul Puckett; and a sister, Wilma Scalf.
Survivors include his children, Lisa Marie (Travis) Winters, Geraldlena (Ray) Barnett, Roger Tolley Jr. and his fiancée Treena, and April (Scott) Barnett; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Howard and Doyle Puckett; and a sister, Clara Cain.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ken Hauser and Pastor Lester Guinn officiating. Music will be provided by Margaret Calderon. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Lyons Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, will be Travis Winters, Daniel Banks, Dustin Gobble, Justin Barnett, Ray Barnett, Brian Barnett, Charles Guinn, Charles Guinn Jr. and Joshua Lovette. Honorary pallbearers will be Ricky Puckett, who is a special nephew, and Jessica Banks. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Tolley family.

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