Photography

Dr Jerry Elmer Boles

January 1, 1945 ~ March 6, 2022 (age 77)

Obituary

He was  native of Albany KY where he lived until his early teens and then moved to Bowling Green, KY where he lived until his retirement. He was the first person in his family to go to college and eventually earned his Doctorate degree.  He was a US Navy veteran from 1968-1972.  He taught school at Bowling Green High School while working on his Master's degree from Western Kentucky University.  He then started teaching at Western Kentucky University while earning his Doctorate from the University of Kentucky in 1980..  He continued to teach at WKU before becoming an administrator and founder of the WKU Community College where he served until retirement.  Survivors include a son, Jeremy & wife Sarah Boles, 2 grandsons, Jacob & Samuel Boles, along with 2 sisters, Glenda Speck, and Donna Grovesteen.   He was the son of the late Elmer & Vada Frost Boles, also preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth"Betty" Boles Marx.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dr Jerry, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 12, 2022

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Talbott Funeral Home
1106 N. Cross St.
Albany, KY 42602

Memorial Service
Saturday
March 12, 2022

1:00 PM
Talbott Funeral Home
1106 N. Cross St.
Albany, KY 42602

© 2022 Talbott Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility