Michael Wayne Boren
June 9, 1963 - September 25, 2012
Michael Wayne Boren, age 49, of La Plata, Missouri passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at his home.
Born June 9, 1963 in Kirksville, Missouri, he was the son of Patrick B. and Barbara (Young) Boren. On May 23, 1986 in La Plata he married Robyn Durham who survives.
Also surviving is his mother, Barbara McCarty of La Plata; two children, Ethan and Erin Boren of the home; five brothers, Chuck Boren and wife Christine of Gallatin, Pat Boren and wife Susan of La Plata, Randy Perkins of Moberly, Brian McCarty and wife Patty of Kirksville, and Les McCarty of Kirksville; two sisters, Brenda Gentry and Jeanine McCarty both of Kirksville; father and mother-in-law Bobby and Nancy Durham; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
His father, Patrick Boren and his stepfather, Francis McCarty, preceded him in death.
Mike lived most all of his life in the La Plata community. He was a 1981 graduate of La Plata High School. He was employed by Norfolk Southern Railroad until his health failed in 2009. Mike was a member of the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department, Patriot Guard Riders, and the La Plata Christian Church where he served as deacon. He was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Chiefs. Mike enjoyed riding his Harley and loved spending time with his family.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the La Plata Christian Church in La Plata. Officiating will be Matt Anderson and Scott Piland. Vocalist Susan Thomas will provide music.
Burial will be in the La Plata Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kevin East, Larry Blakey, Doug Yearns, Jack David, Mike Roberts, Danny Simbro, and Tommy Grachala.
Visitation will be Friday, September 28, 2012 with the family receiving friends from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the La Plata Christian Church in La Plata.
Memorials in memory of Michael Wayne Boren may be made to Hospice of Northeast Missouri. They may be sent to or left at Travis Funeral Chapel, 125 S. Church St., La Plata, Missouri 63549.
E-Memorial Book and Condolences
Signed by: Cindy McBeth-Collins on September 27, 2012 #
Sending love and sympathy from PA. I will always remember Mike's beautiful smile and am so saddened by your loss. Peace to you.--Cindy McBeth-Collins