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William Desmond Boleman, Sr.
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Obituary for William Desmond Boleman, Sr.

Mr. William Desmond Boleman, Sr., age 94 of Carrollton, Georgia died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Mr. Boleman was born in Gainesville, Georgia on March 26, 1923 the son of the late Joseph Boleman and Carrine Smith Boleman.

He was a retired carpenter with the Atlanta Board of Education and was a member of Consolation Baptist Church. Mr. Boleman was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry during World War II. He was awarded two purple hearts. He was also a Mason and served as Worshipful Master at Inman Lodge No 637.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, William “Bill” D. (Maxine) Boleman, Jr., Harry (Claudia) Boleman of Virginia Beach, Virginia; son-in-law, Drayton Callaway of Whitesburg; sister, Mary Collett of Powder Springs; grandchildren, Anna, Marie, Christopher, Jason, Charlie and six great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nell Mae Hicken Boleman; daughter, Carol Callaway and brothers, Theron, Bobby Joe, Milan, Jerry and sister, Clara Sue.

The family will receive friends at Almon Funeral Home on Friday evening from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Inurnment service will be Saturday, June 17 at 1 p.m. at West Georgia Memorial Park with Rev. Talmadge Chandler officiating. American Legion Post #143 will provide military honors.

Messages of condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton has charge of arrangements.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Almon Funeral Home

548 Newnan Street
Carrollton, GA 30117





1:00 PM
West Georgia Memorial Park

4194 Carrollton-Villa Rica Hwy.
Carrollton, GA 30116

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West Georgia Memorial Park

4194 Carrollton-Villa Rica Hwy.
Carrollton, GA 30116


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