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Stephen A. Boward

December 21, 1954 — September 3, 2022

Stephen A. Boward

Stephen Allan Boward, 67, loving husband of Melisa C. Boward, went to be with his Creator on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at his residence.

Steve was born on December 21, 1954 to the late Fred Riley Boward and Julia (Davis) Boward.

Steve was a devoted, God-fearing family man. He was a business owner of Goose Creek Markets.

Steve was a member of Staunton Grace Covenant Church. He was an avid golfer, loved playing cards, biking, and working out, be it with his friends and bride at his home gym or the YMCA or where ever there is air - Steve was a great husband, father, brother, friend and granddaddy. Steve knows no strangers.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Morgan Boward-Atkins (Dustin) and Liberty Anne Boward; a son, Malachi “Max” Daniel Boward; a step-son, Cameron Jordan; a step-daughter, Whitney Jordan; a brother, Kenneth Boward (Laura Fisher); a sister, Martha Boward (Laurie); a special sister-in-law, Judy Buel; grandchildren, Adeline Grace Atkins, Ila Joyce Atkins, Josiah Alan Atkins, and Reagan Sylvia Atkins; nieces and nephew, Emily Worrall, Sarah Boward, and Ben Boward; a number of special cousins including Michael Obenschain and Shawn Lohr; and countless friends; and store mascot, Bruce (his pup).

Steve was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Henry Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to Staunton-Augusta YMCA (708 N. Coalter St., Staunton, VA, 24401).

Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to Goose Creek Markets, Exxon (137 Lee Jackson Hwy, Staunton, VA, 24401) or Shell (18 Four Square Lane, Fishersville, 22939).
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Stephen A. Boward, please visit our flower store.

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