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Denzel “Denny” K. Boley, 81, of Vandalia

Denzel “Denny” K. Boley, 81, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at SBL Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia, IL.

Denny Boley

Services was held at 11:00 AM, Friday, January 13, 2023, at Vandalia Moose Lodge, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Robert Weaver officiating. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL. Visitation was held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Friday, January 13, 2023, at the Vandalia Moose Lodge, Vandalia, IL. Masonic rites will be held at 10:45 AM on Friday, prior to the service. Memorials: Vandalia Moose Lodge #1447, and/or Warrior Nation Cancer Foundation. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at


He was born May 1, 1941, in Richland County, IL, the son of Gene Wiggle & Edith Pearl (Pool) Boley. Married Jane Runge on June 7, 1958, St. Peter, IL. He worked as an IL Liquor Control Agent; member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church; Vandalia Moose Lodge #1447, Governor and Past President; Vandalia Fire Department; Old National Trail Shrine Club; Shriners Tin Lizzy Patrol; Temperance Lodge #16, A.F.A.M., all of Vandalia, IL and Warrior Nation Cancer Foundation, Patoka & Vernon, Board member and Trustee.


He is survived by: Wife – Jane Boley, Vandalia, IL; Son – Michael Boley, Vandalia, IL; Daughter – Shelley Boley, Vandalia, IL; Grandchildren – Haley Tompkins & Jacob and Brendan Boley & Anna, all of Vandalia, IL; Brother – Brad Boley & Debbie, Vandalia, IL; Sister-in-law – Linda Morton, St. Peter, IL; Niece – Tammy Leidner, Knoxville, TN; Nephews – Ben and Brandon Morris, FL and Phillip Morton, Mt. Vernon, IL; Great Nephews – Jason Dunaway and Matthew Leidner.


Preceded in death by: His Parents; and Sister – Jeanine Boley.