Mr. Douglas Larry Boone, 66, of Davidson, N.C. formerly of Charlotte, N.C. died Thursday August 2, 2012 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. Born September 19, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan he was the son of the late Harold L. Boone and Helen Kowalski Boone.
Mr. Boone spent 22 years with the John Crosland Co, progressing to President of Crosland Land Co, a division of Crosland Group. While there, he was involved in acquisition and development of about 60 of Charlotte’s best known neighborhoods. He served as President of the Charlotte Homebuilders Assoc. in 1985 and also worked on various government committees related to all aspects of the homebuilding industry, environmental and utility issues. In 1996, he formed Boone Communities and for ten years developed three neighborhoods in the Charlotte area, as well as consulting with landowners and builders. His crowning achievement was the development of the “New Neighborhood in Old Davidson” encompassing St. Alban’s Episcopal Church.
Memorial Services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday August 10, 2012 at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Davidson, N.C. The family will greet friends following the service.
He leaves to cherish his memory his children; Aaron Boone (Jacqueline), Alan Boone (Stacey), Richard Boone, Bill Boone and Elizabeth Boone (Devin Gray); grandchildren, Ana and Jessa Boone, Colin Fowler and Oliver Gray; sister, Marsha Taylor (Rick); niece, Kelley Leach (Jim) and their children, Hayden, McKenzie and Eli and very dear friend, Nancy Slagle.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Towns Habitat, 20310 N Main Street, Cornelius, N.C. 28031 or Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410
Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the family.
Friends may offer condolences to the family at www.raymerfh.com
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