Rock Hill, SC – Mr. James (Pie) Howard Boone, 77, passed away Monday, December 31, 2018 at his home.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 with Rev. Bernie Lewis and Pastor Lee Teal officiating.  Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Park-Cherry Road. Visitation will be held prior to the service at 11:00 am at the funeral home.

Mr. Boone was born in Jefferson, SC and was raised in Fort Mill, SC.  He was the son of the late Bris and Alma Boone.  He was a member of First Assembly of God and worked as an Insulator for Vogt Insulation, JWK Insulation and retired from Hoechst-Celanese.  He was a Mason in Corinthian Lodge #416 and Hejaz Shrine Temple.  Mr. Boone loved the outdoors.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and cooking for family and friends.  He loved people and never met a stranger.  He was a great storyteller and enjoyed joking with friends and family.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Linda G. Boone; his daughters, Lisa Estes (Ernie) and Cathy Cudd of Rock Hill and Susan Morgan (Eddie) of McConnells; his sister, Sadie Huntington of Fort Mill, SC; four grandchildren, Jennifer Phifer (Nick), Jamie Estes, Meghan Cudd, and Meredith Cudd; two great-grandchildren, Mason and Emmie Phifer.  He was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul and Robert Boone.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Boone’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at

Condolences may be made to the Boone family at



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