John W. Du Boise, 84, of Granite City, passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, with his family by his side.
He was born March 28, 1930, in Corinth, Tenn., to James Leonard and Jeffie Lou (nee: McFerrin) Du Boise.
He married Virginia Bell Moore June 19, 1952, in Valley Park, Mo. He enjoyed playing the guitar and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and a brother.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Bell Du Boise of Granite City; daughter, Carolyn Sue Dortch of Granite City; three sons, Johnnie Ray Du Boise of Granite City, Wayne Edward DuBoise and Curtis Joseph Du Boise, both of Houston; seven grandchildren; Robert Steven (Susan) Du Boise, Lynette (Michael) DuBoise Ragnetti, Jessica Bauer, Josh (Liz) Du Boise, Amber Du Boise, James (Brittnee) Dortch and Kenneth Dortch; and nine great-grandchildren, Nick, Alex and Joey
Ragnetti, Kiya and David DuBoise, Taylor Milam, Ma Kayla and Jesalin Bauer and Logan Dortch.
Visitation was Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Wojstrom Funeral Home and Crematory, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery in Granite City.
Memorials can be made in care of the family or donor’s choice. Online guestbook available at www.wojstrom.com.