ANNA — “AJ” Andrew James Boomer, 35, of Picayune, Mississippi, formerly of Anna, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at home in Picayune, Mississippi.
AJ was born Sept. 24, 1983, in Jacksonville, Florida, the son of Mark Timothy and Andrea Clare (Aguis) Boomer.
He worked as a fire specialist for a fire prevention company.
AJ was an avid sports fan, and especially enthusiastic for Duke basketball and New York Giants football. He also loved to play golf and loved his boxer dogs.
He is survived by his parents, Mark and Andrea Boomer of Anna; siblings, Nicole (George) Derossett of Wolf Lake, Chris Boomer (Nickie Hagler) of Carterville, Meaghan Boomer of Anna, Alison (Ryan) Riffel of Carterville, and Zachary (Jakki) Boomer presently stationed in England; nieces and nephews, Michael and Autumn Derossett of Wolf Lake, Madisson and Olivia Boomer of Carterville, Molly Ballard of Anna, Henry and Jude Riffel of Carterville, Benjamin Boomer of Thetford, United Kingdom; grandmother, Ruby (Gene) Mish of DeKalb; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral gathering will be at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 29, in Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, with sharing of memories by family and friends. Cremation will follow. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today, Nov. 29, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses and envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.
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