In Memory of







Obituary for James Reid "Good Booty" Boggs Sr.

James Reid Boggs, Sr. was born on March 23, 1955 in Tasley, Virginia to the late Margaret Reid Colon. He was reared by his adopted parents, the late Bishop Arthur Ray Boggs and Alice May Downing Boggs. James departed this life on June 25, 2022 at his residence in Tasley, Virginia.

“Good Booty,” as he was affectionately known, was educated in the public schools of Accomack County. In later years, he gained employment with the Accomack County Public Schools as a bus driver. He dedicated forty-four years of service until his health began to fail. He also was a lifetime member of the Parksley Volunteer Fire Department. James was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Wardtown, Virginia.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Iliyah Renay Dickerson; two brothers, Kenneth Arthur Boggs and Theodore Lewis Boggs; and two sisters, Peggy Boggs and Bertha West.

He leaves to cherish his memories: four children, Jessica Boggs of Mappsville, VA, James Boggs, Jr. of Richmond, VA, Joshalyn Boggs of Tasley, VA, and Jennifer Boggs of Salisbury, MD; fourteen grandchildren, Kiyah Boggs, Kamron Boggs, Ianna Dickerson, Kaylah Boggs, Inaeyah Dickerson, Jenniyah Boggs, Shymere Waters, Jaquan Boggs, JyAsia Smith, Jamon Boggs, KyAire Waters, JaShyne Dickerson, Sayon Waters, and Jahiem Harmon; two sisters, Margaret Reid and Sandra Reid; three brothers, Kalvin Reid, Samuel Boggs, and Baxter Lilliston; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Lovingly submitted,
The Family