Thomas Judge Boone Jr., or “Jay” to his family and friends, celebrated his resurrection day on Thursday, February 4, 2021. Jay was born on June 24, 1944 in Birmingham. AL.
Jay loved the Lord and served Him well. Following his graduation from Vanderbilt University, University of Texas Law School, and a successful legal career, Jay and his wife, Susan, served the Lord as missionaries in China for over twenty years. While there he taught law at several universities and enjoyed relationships with many Chinese students and teachers as they became followers of Jesus.
His enjoyments in this life were to study God’s Word, support his family, baseball, jazz, blues, dancing, travel, and giving to others.
Jay is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Judge Boone, Sr., and Edna Register Boone.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Susan Lloyd Boone; his son, Sam, and wife Joy of Cornelius NC; and daughters, Sarah Spencer Boone of Santa Cruz, CA and Ramona Lloyd Boone of Salt Lake City, UT; and his granddaughter, Carolyn Adele “Carrie” Boone.
A celebration of life service will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 11:00AM at 3 Circle Church, Fairhope Campus, 10274 Hwy. 104 in Fairhope. The link to watch the livestream of the service is as follows: http://live.3circlechurch.com/
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Samaritans Purse at https://sampur.se/3a4eCcO (which will link you directly to his memorial page) or Regent College in Vancouver, BC Canada online at regent-college.edu or by check at 5800 University Blvd. Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T2E4.
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com.
Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.