Michael Allen Boggs, 74, former resident of Duncan passed away Monday March 9, 2020 in Mesa, Arizona.
Michael was born in Duncan, Oklahoma to John D. Boggs and Betty Ruth Parks on August 2, 1945. He attended school at Duncan High School as well as Costa Mesa High School in California.
He was a veteran of the United States Army and served as a medic in West Germany during in the early 1960s. After serving his country he ran his mother’s ambulance company along with his brother Douglas in Fontana, California. From there he tried his hand as a race car driver, an oil field roughneck, a steakhouse owner, and a candy man. He eventually settled in to a long career as an airline pilot, flying for Rio Airways, Braniff Airlines, and Southwest Airlines, among others. He retired in 2004 after 30 years of commercial flying.
Michael is survived by his wife Balbina, his sons David, John, and Matthew, his brother Douglas, his sisters Karen and Teresa, his grandchildren Elena, Amanda, Lily, Abigail, and Connor, his cousins Danny and Steve, his nieces Julie, Nancy, Johnna and Krystal, and his nephews Hunter and Robbie.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 14 at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel - 3032 North Highway 81 Duncan, OK. with Matt Chambers officiating. Burial will follow at Duncan Municipal Cemetery - 1910 Cypress Ave, Duncan OK. The Stephens County Honor Guard will be providing Military Honors.
Pallbearers will be Douglas Boggs, David Boggs, John Boggs, Matthew Boggs, Jason Egger, and Robbie Treadwell.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com
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