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George Edward Boswell

August 26, 1939 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 80)

Obituary

George Edward Boswell, known to family and friends as "Bossie," peacefully de­ parted this earthly life on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the Adventist Health Care White Oak Medical Center in Silver Spring, Maryland. Born August 26, 1939 in Washington D.C, he was the oldest of three siblings. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Henrietta Boswell, and his sister Veronica Benion. George was educated in the Montgomery County Public School System, where he graduated from Carver High School in 1957. As a young man, he enjoyed playing softball with a local team in Fairland, Maryland. He was the pitcher and was known for his fastball. He also coached the girls ' softball team and often reminisced about. That time. In April 1963, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served for five years until he was honorably discharged in I 968 at the rank of Sergeant First Class E6. George always remained a proud veteran of the Vietnam War. After returning home from service, his employment history included the Schmidt Baking Company, "Service Plus" a service station he owned, Montgomery County Public Schools and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), where he was a Station Manager, retiring in 2007 after 11 years of service. Upon retiring from WMATA, he worked part-time for RHO Group. George loved spending time with family and friends. He went to the 7-Eleven daily to hang out with "the guys" eating doughnuts and drinking coffee. George enjoyed spending the weekends eating crabs with his family and friends and enjoying a good card game of bid whist or spades. Weekends not spent at home, were spent traveling with his wife, Debbie to their favorite spots. You could always catch him listening to gospel music or watching his two favorite sports teams, the Washington Redskins and the Washington Nationals. George was a very generous man, it didn't matter who you were, if you needed help, he was there to help in any way he could. He was also a long-time member of Good Hope United Methodist Church, where he enjoyed singing in the male chorus for many years until his health declined. George leaves to cherish loving memories , his wife of 17 ½ years, Deborah  Boswell; two son's Roy Boswell (Antoinette) and George Boswell, Jr. (Keisha); 4 Step-children, Dorrita Mason, Tammy, Darnell and Chris Young; sister, Joan Lee; God-daughter, Jessica Savoy; 20 Grandchildren; 17 Great-grandchildren, and a host relative and friends

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
November 30, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Good Hope Union United Methodist Church
14680 Good Hope Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 30, 2019

11:00 AM
Good Hope Union United Methodist Church
14680 Good Hope Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
November 30, 2019

Good Hope Union United Methodist Church Cemetery
14655 Good Hope Road
Silver Spring, MD 20905

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