Mr. Patrick C. “Buddy” Boole


Mr. Patrick C. “Buddy” Boole, 86, of Franktown, passed away peacefully on Dec. 13, 2018, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. He is survived by Connie Neff Boole, his devoted wife of 51 years.

Born on May 23, 1932, he was the son of Patrick C. and Margaret Viola Boole. He fought a long courageous battle against polio as a child and became a successful farmer in the Franktown area. He loved horses all his life and for many years had several horses involved in harness racing. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a loving Christian and member of Franktown United Methodist Church.

Other than his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Deanna (DeeDee) Boole, Monica (Mimi) Layne and her husband, Douglas, of Franktown, and Patricia “Patti” Royston and her husband, James, of Boyce, Va.; and seven grandchildren, Rebecca Espinosa (Fernando), Joseph Boole, Richard Colona, USCG Fireman Robert Freschi III, Caleigh Freschi, Orie Royston and Emmalee Royston; four sisters, Rose Johnson, of Exmore, Frances Ball, of New York, Margaret “Peggy” Downing, of Franktown, and Dorothy Stauffer (Lynn), of Melfa; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Richard Floyd Boole; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted Dec. 17, 2018, at Franktown United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations may be made to ARC Eastern Shore, P.O. Box 626, Exmore, VA 23350, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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