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E. Gene Bosley

March 1, 1940 ~ January 19, 2020 (age 79)

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Emory Gene Bosley, age 79, of Petersburg, WV passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 in Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, VA.

He was born on March 1,1940 in Petersburg, WV and was the son of the late Emory Lee Bosley and Annie Elizabeth (Sirbaugh) Bosley.  In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by two sisters, Bonnie Lee Strawder and Lila “Patsy” Grogg. 

Gene is survived by his wife of 56 years, Aurora (Moreno) Bosley; one son, Ashley Gene Bosley of Petersburg, WV; one granddaughter, Paige Bosley of Petersburg, WV; half- brother, Roy Bosley of Winchester, VA; two nieces, Kim Christiansen of Falls Church, VA and Brenda A.( Glenn “Doc”) Vance of Petersburg, WV and two nephews, Gary Grogg of Falls Church, VA and Eddie Grogg of Edinburg, VA.

Gene served in the United States Army. He retired from the United States Postal Service in Dulles, VA.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 4 – 6 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. 

Funeral service will be Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Bergdoll officiating.  Interment will be in South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens in Petersburg, WV with Military Honors by Potomac Highlands VFW Post 6454 and West Virginia Army Honor Guard. 



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January 22, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

Funeral Service
January 23, 2020

1:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

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