Clair Reuben Boop, 87, of Mifflinburg, entered into rest at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at RiverWoods, Lewisburg.
He was born Feb. 17, 1930, in Hartley Township, Union County, a son of the late Olan and Martha Jane (Lamey) Boop. He was married to the former Patricia B. Bowersox, who survives.
Clair was a 1949 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.
He owned and operated Clair Boop Excavating, Mifflinburg for 58 years and was engaged in farming in Hartley Township, where he raised Red Face steer. Earlier in life he hauled milk to New York City for Robert H. Carr.
He was a lifetime member of the Union County Sportsman Club.
Clair was an avid turkey and deer hunter, and enjoyed collecting Winross trucks.
Surviving are two daughters, Cynthia Glisson and Rebecca Dale, of both Pelkie, Mich.; four grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Kathy Marshall, of Hanover, Carrie Wagner, of Lewisburg; three stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Kahl; of Millmont, and Miriam Turner, of Mountian Top; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Michael David Boop.
Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at Adamo's, 16 Walnut St., Mifflinburg, followed by the funeral at 2, with the Rev. Ronald Warfle, officiating.
Interment will be in Hill Top Cemetery, Mifflinburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Clair's memory may be made to Union County Sportsman's Club, P.O. Box 8, Mifflinburg, PA 17844.
To share in Clair's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments.
Published on December 14, 2017