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Leonard Radney “Boogie” Monk, Jr., 87 of Covington, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2015, at Rockdale HealthCare in Conyers. “Boogie” was born in Atlanta to the late Leonard R Sr. and Frances Windham Monk. He lived in Atlanta where he attended Joe E. Brown Jr. High and Tech High School. He proudly served our country in the Navy and Reserves. Boogie was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who had a great sense of humor. He was a musician, youth baseball coach, avid fisherman, loved UGA Bulldogs and was a member of the Masons – Oakland City Lodge No. 373 and a member of City on a Hill Church in Loganville. Boogie retired from Ford Motor Company in 1985. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Geneva Bentley Monk and brother, Hugh Monk.
Boogie is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Timothy and Janet Monk of Marietta; daughter Susette Monk of Covington; and son and daughter-in-law Kerry and Gloria Monk of Duluth; grandchildren Natalie Mann, Bentley Monk, Whitney Davis and Haley Monk; great-grandchildren Greyson, Neely and Jasper; sister Elizabeth Breen; sisters-in-law Geraldine Monk, Betty Burgin and Dianne Bentley.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with Pastor Sam Lalaian officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh UMC Cemetery after the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A reception will follow the interment at Almon Community Center. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society https://donate.cancer.org or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at wheelerfuneralhome.com. Wheeler Funeral Home and Crematory 11405 Brown Bridge Rd. Covington 770-786-7111.