Line-of-Duty Death Announcements
Unfortunately, emergency responders must sometimes make the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of their job. This section of the Web site is dedicated to announce, honor and memorialize our members that die in the line-of-duty.
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Fire Fighter Keion D. Boone, IAFF 8th District Local 344, Detroit, Michigan. Brother Boone, 39, passed away on November 18, 2017 from lung cancer.
The wake will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 3:00-9:00 p.m. at James H. Cole Home for Funerals, 2624 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit, Michigan, 48208.
The funeral will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Second Ebenezer Church, 14601 Dequindre Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48212.
Expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the Local can be sent to IAFF Local 344 at 333 W. Fort Street Suite 1420, Detroit, Michigan 48226-3149.
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