February 26, 1926 - April 3, 2022
Dallas Chambers Boshear, one of two children of John and Lola (Chambers) Boshear, was born February 26, 1926, in Watson, Missouri. He attended school in Payne, Iowa. Dallas was raised by his mother and stepfather Raymond “Red” Jones. In May of 1944 Dallas joined the U.S. Army at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. As a member of the 1st Cavalry, he served in 2 campaigns during WWII in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. Dallas received his honorable discharge in June of 1946. On May 11, 1947, Dallas was united in marriage to Delores Taylor in Hiawatha, Kansas. Their first home was in Omaha, Nebraska before moving to Watson. In 1960 the couple moved to Barada, Nebraska and in 1976 they settled in Shubert, Nebraska. Other than farming between his schooling and military service, Dallas worked in construction throughout his life. He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Shubert American Legion and VFW Posts. Dallas was known by family and friends to be a very nice person, calm and mellow. He never seemed to get angry about anything. Dallas had a big heart—he took care of his mother and all the family when needed. He was always willing to help friends as well. He loved all his nieces and nephews dearly. After Delores passed in 2009, Dallas lived for awhile in their home in Shubert before moving to Red Oak, Iowa to live with his niece Sherry. In February of 2021, due to failing health, Dallas became a resident of the Falls City Care Center in Falls City, Nebraska. It was there he passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at the age of 96 years, 1 month, and 8 days. Dallas was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather, wife Delores, and sister Shirley Herman. Dallas is remembered lovingly by his nieces and nephews Sherry (Dick) Vanatta of Red Oak, IA, Jean (Larry) Rebuck of Scottsdale, AZ, Patty Nugent of Tyler, TX, Rodney Taylor of Auburn, WA, Janice Taylor of Council Bluffs, IA, Bradley Taylor of Council Bluffs, Chris Daniels of Council Bluffs; many great-nieces and -nephews; other relatives and friends. A graveside funeral service and committal will be Friday, April 8, 10:30 a.m. at Riverview Cemetery at Louisville, NE. Military honors will be provided by Nebraska National Guard Honors Detail. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday noon to 6:00 p.m.
Dallas Chambers Boshear, one of two children of John and Lola (Chambers) Boshear, was born February 26, 1926, in Watson, Missouri. He attended school in Payne, Iowa. Dallas was raised by his mother and stepfather Raymond “Red”... View Obituary & Service Information
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