Robert Bubby Boone

robert boone

December 21, 1955 ~ February 17, 2024

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Robert “Bubby” Boone, 68, of Owensboro passed at his home away under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky on February 17, 2024. He was born in Owensboro on December 21, 1955, to the late Louis Edward Sr and Flora Bryant Boone. Bubby was a member of the AMVETS and Eagles. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time outdoors especially hunting, and fishing.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers Louis Boone Jr, Christopher Boone, and Ronald Boone, and his sister Patricia Morris.
Bubby is survived by his daughter Tracy (Johnnie) Jones; his grandchildren Jessica (David) Knight and Kyler (Kristen) Jones; his “grandbabies” Ezekiel Knight, Josie Knight, and Kayden Jones; his siblings Albert Boone, Barbara Ijames, Belinda (Steve) Baird, and Carolyn Payne; and his ex-wife and good friend Diane Boone.
Visitation will take place Wednesday, February 21, 2024, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Robert “Bubby” Boone. Leave your messages of condolence for the family of Mr. Boone and sign his virtual guestbook at


Visitation: February 21, 2024 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Room: Chapel

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss Bubby always seem to have a smile on his face.he would stop by dad’s once in a while and when he would leave he would have dad’s laughing for sure he is going to be missed for sure

  2. Bubby and first became friends in grade school. We worked together in the oil field. He was a great friend. I married Bubby’s sister, Belinda, in 1980. Bubby always liked to pull pranks to make people laugh. He was an awesome friend and brother. Belinda and I will surely miss him!

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