John Steve Boone was born 11-05-1953 to the late Gilbert A. Boone and the late Rosa Lee Williams. He was the youngest of many siblings. He passed away on Monday Oct. 7, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center after a long illness. He was surrounded by his loving family as he left them to go to his heavenly home. Though it breaks our heart to lose him we rejoice that he is pain free and his battle has been won.

 He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Michele and Teddy Odom of Claxton; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Nikki Boone of Metter; three grandchildren, Macy (Corey) Fennell of Claxton, Andrew and Avery Boone of Metter; two great-grandchildren, Kinsley and Cade Fennell. Also surviving are three sisters, Thelma Gross of Savannah, Katie Trumpour of Statesboro and Mattie Myers of Millen; two brothers, Terrell (Vicky) Boone of Midway and George Boone of Statesboro. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

 He was preceded in death by a sister, Shelby Jean Heath and three brothers, Saul Boone and twin brothers, Jerry and Larry Boone.

 Johnny was a very outgoing person and never met a stranger. Though he was not affiliated with any particular church, he loved his Lord and expressed his belief in Him.

 Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Wood Funeral Home with burial to follow in Twin City at the City Cemetery.

 The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 11 a.m. until the hour of the service.

 Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home of Metter.