Alvin Samuel DuBois, known by most as “Bo”, 95 of Florence, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021 after an extended illness. He was a member of the Baptist Church in Missouri. Alvin was very active in the Baptist Church. He was retired from TVA and a Veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Dad was a simple but proud man who loved his wife, children and grandchildren. He was a true handyman he could fix anything. He loved to whittle and woodwork and always had a big garden. He was an outdoors man who loved to hunt and fish and was a great crappie fisherman. He was well loved by all the health care workers who cared for him over the years.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in Butler Cemetery with Military honors. Officiating will be Chance Hall.
He was preceded in death by his spouse’s, Willa Mae Russell and Evelyn Gertrude DuBois; Father, Phillip DuBois; Mother; Blanche Mansfield; 7 brothers; 2 sisters; and infant grandson, Zachary Keith Butler.
He is survived by a son, Billy DuBois (Carol); daughter, Sherry Butler (Tim), both of Florence; sister, Phyllis DuBois, Boise ID; grandchildren, Rocky DuBois, Jake Butler, Lindsay Cole (Tirey), Wayne Nicks, and Heath DuBois; great grandson, Landon Zachary Cole; and a new great granddaughter whose arrival is due in August.
We would like to give a special thanks to the health care workers of Shoals Hospice, and special thanks to his in-home healthcare worker Angela Jackson who truly loved Bo and made his last few months as comfortable as possible.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
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