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Clarence Noland Boles

September 22, 1949 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 72)

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Mr. Clarence N. Boles, 72, departed this earthly life on Monday, December 20, 2021 in Youngstown, OH. He was born on September 22, 1949 in Cleveland, OH to Marie Boles. 

Mr. Boles graduated high school and received a bachelor’s degree from Fisk University. He then relocated to Chicago, IL and worked at Ford Motor Company for several years before returning to the Cleveland area in 1983. On January 1, 1995 he married the former Elatrice Coleman.

Two decades ago Mr. Boles was elected as a member to the Youngstown School Board. Later was elected as 6th Ward Councilman. He was a published author of ”O-Minus,” a radio personality for WASN-AM, and a managing editor for “ The Buckeye Review.” He was a great debater and would not back down even if you felt the truth was too revealing or uncomfortable.  

He leaves to cherish his wonderful memories his wife, Elatrice; his brother, James (Deloris) Boles of Cleveland; two sons, Lawrence Boles of Akron, OH and Christopher Boles of Cleveland, daughter, Elizabeth (Jason) Marie Grimes-Boles, of Columbus, OH; stepdaughter, Kimberly M. Copeland of Youngstown, OH; grandchildren, Adriana (Eric) Fenimore of Las Vegas, NV, Specialist Ryan R. Rivers of Bristol, TN, Rory J. Rivers of  Las Vegas, Nathaniel Mustafa Alexander of Columbus, and Mackenzie Spain of Columbus; great-grandchildren, Ari M. Rivers and Kiyan I. Rivers; and a host of family and friends.  

He was preceded in death by his mother; three sisters, Delois, Eunice, and Barbara; two brothers, Theodore and Gilbert Boles; and stepson, Walter Lee Copeland III.  

Viewing and visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 pm followed by a funeral service from 4:00-5:00 pm on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc., 3896 Oakwood Ave., Austintown, OH 44515.

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc.
3896 Oakwood Ave.
Austintown, OH 44515

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

4:00 PM
Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc.
3896 Oakwood Ave.
Austintown, OH 44515

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