Coy Edgar “Ed” Boling Jr.

Coy Edgar “Ed” Boling Jr., 78, Rutledge, passed away peacefully at his home on August 9, 2022. He was a faithful member of Head of Richland Baptist Church where he was the song leader for more than 40 years. He was retired from UPS and enjoyed farming, rabbit hunting and spending time with his family. He was a lifetime member of the Rutledge Fire Department and served as Alderman for the City of Rutledge for 11 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Coy Sr. and Hattie Boling; sister, Patricia Witt; and son-in-law, Wayne Perdue.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patsy (Pat) Boling; daughter, Tonya Perdue; and sons and daughters-in-law, Rodney (Lynette) Atkins and Blake (Alene) Atkins; grandchildren, Brandy (Anthony) Bull, Rusty Phelps, Chris and Rachael Atkins, Ryan and Ali Atkins and Asten (Zechariah) Wesley; great-grandchildren, William and Adleigh Bull, Madelyn Phelps, MaKinley and Ivana Wesley and Max Atkins; brothers, Ronnie (Barbara) Boling and Donnie (Darlene) Boling; mother-in-law, Pauline Daniel; and many special nieces and nephews. The family would also like to thank Shaunda and Faye, our special home health nurses.

The family received friends Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Smith-Reagan Funeral Home Chapel followed by funeral services at 7 p.m. with Dr. Kenny Boling and Rev. Kim Farrow officiating.

The family met at Smith-Reagan Funeral Home Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 1 p.m. and went in procession to Narrow Valley Baptist Church Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service.

Pallbearers were Rusty Phelps, Anthony and William Bull, Ryan and Chris Atkins and Tommy Witt. Honorary pallbearers were Ernest Boling, Steve Townsley, Tracey Marsh, Rick Morgan, Max Valdez and Charles “Skeeter” Mills.

Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge. www.smithreaganfuneralhome.com