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John ""Kenny"" Bosaw , age 71 of Shawneetown died on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. Kenny as most knew him was born in New Haven, IL on January 21, 1942 to the late Cecil and Mildred (West) Bosaw. On September 8, 1962 he married the love of his life, Barbara (Golden) Bosaw who survives.
Kenny farmed, worked for Jader Fuel, and was co owner and operator of a Video and Package store and Barbs in Ridgway for many years. He loved to play Golf, Fly planes, hunt and fish. He was a very proud and kind man. Everyone always had the utmost respect for him. His time with his children and grandchildren was his real love. He was a wonderful husband, great father , grandfather, great grandfather and a good brother and son, he will be greatly missed.
Kenny is survived by his wife, Barbara, 2 daughters, Shelly (Chuck)Vinyard of Shawneetown, and Kristy Bosaw Goebel of Shawneetown, 1 son, Scott (Michelle) Bosaw of Ridgway, 1 brother, Mike Bosaw of Ridgway, 1 sister, Susan (Doyle) Wilson of Mt. Zion, IL., 6 grandchildren, Matt, Ashley, Kyler, Chloe, Grant and Audie, 3 Great grandchildren, Lily, Luke and Ava. He is also survived by brother in law, Larry Golden, sister in laws, Linda Golden and Dina (Gary) Murphy. Many nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Kenny will be on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. His funeral will be on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Rev. Wade Halva will officiate and interment will follow at Union Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family ask donations be made to the Arthritis Foundation or the MS Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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