Marc Boardman

Thursday, June 12, 2008

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Marcus "Marc" Boardman, 54, died Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at his home in Sikeston.

He was born Oct. 21, 1953, in Sikeston, son of the late Thomas Harold and Carletta Jones Boardman.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Sikeston Elks Lodge, Sikeston Jaycees and Community Teachers Association. He was a teacher 28 years at Thomas W. Kelly Elementary School in Benton, Mo., retiring in 2008.

On Nov. 26, 1986, he married Paulette Mather.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Austin Kyle Boardman of Cape Girardeau; a brother and sister-in-law, Kevin and Cathy Dian Boardman of Sikeston; and a sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Phil Winters of Sikeston.

A brother, Michael Kenneth Boardman, preceded him in death.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home.

The service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. The Rev. Geoff Posegate, pastor, and the Rev. Jeremiah Reeve, associate pastor, will be officiating.

Memorial contributions may be sent to: Kelly Elementary Playground Fund, Attn. Fara Jones, principal, Highway 77 North, Benton, Mo., 63736; or Sikeston Area Humane Society, 1900 Compress Road, Sikeston, Mo., 63801.