Born March 26, 1941 in Ava, Missouri. He passed away December 23, 2018 in Payson, Utah at the age of 77. His parents were Howard Watkins Boone and Margaret Doane. He grew up in Iowa and then in other various places where he had previous marriages and had five children, Jimmy, Marilyn, Scott, Richard and Lori.\n\nHe moved to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1965 and worked for the Utah State Capital for 34 years.\n\nHe married Jannette Jensen on May 20, 2005 in Salt Lake City then moved to Payson, Utah in 2013. He had a big love for the outdoors and always enjoyed his beautiful cabin in Indianola, Utah along with his family.\n\nHe was an avid hunter, he loved to fish and enjoyed two big fishing trips in Alaska. In his later years, he loved to sit on the deck of the cabin and enjoy the wild turkeys, chipmunks, squirrels and birds. He had the squirrels eating out of his hands and drinking from his cup. He loved gardening and always had a huge, beautiful garden that he would share with others.\n\nHe is preceded in death by his parents, his sons Jimmy and Richard. He is survived by his wife, Janette and remaining children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step-children and step-grandchildren. \n\nHe will be missed dearly.\n\nA viewing and graveside service will be held Saturday, December 29, 2018. A private family gathering will be at 9:00 a.m. and public viewing from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Graveside Services will be held at noon at the Goshen Cemetery.