Charles Boos

Obituary of Charles J. Boos

Local Racing Legend Charles J. "Chuck" Boos, age 88 of Lewiston, died Saturday May 1, 2021 at the North Gate Health Care Center in Wheatfield after a short Illness. Chuck was born July 31, 1932 in Niagara Falls, NY, the son of the late Hans and Charlotte "Lottie" (Maliszewski) Boos. A lifelong resident of Lewiston, he attended the one room school, Hickory College, and graduated from the Lewiston Red Brick High School in 1950. After graduation, Chuck began working for the Carborundum Co.in Niagara Falls as a Ceramic Engineer. He retired in 1992 after 42 years of service. A Navy Veteran of the Korean War, he served from 1954 to his honorable discharge in 1956 and was stationed aboard the Transport Ship USS Butner. A talented baseball player, he was scouted by and tried out for both the NY Yankees and NY Giants. A racing legend at local tracks, Chuck was inducted into the Four Score Hall of Fame. He won his first feature race at Speedway Park in 1964. In 1967 he won the Track Championship at Lancaster and Ransomville Speedways and the 1968, 1969, and 1970 Championship at Cayuga Speedway all with his famous #9 car. He married Stephanie (Jakubowski) Boos on July 24, 1954. In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Susan Boos (Mark Kruszka) and Timothy R. Boos; four grandchildren, Hans, Kody, Aaron, and C.J. Boos. He was predeceased by a son, James "Jim" Boos and a brother, Robert (Myra) Boos. Friends may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville on Wednesday May 5, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. #1 Ambulance Fund, 145 N. 6th St. P.O. Box 748, Lewiston, NY 14092. Please visit www.hardisonfuneralhomes.com for online condolences. .
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Wednesday
5
May

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Hardison Funeral Home
3648 Ransomville Road
Ransomville, New York, United States
Wednesday
5
May

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Hardison Funeral Home
3648 Ransomville Road
Ransomville, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Dickersonville Cemetery
2032 Ridge Rd.
Lewiston, New York, United States
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