James David Boruk
James David Boruk
  • September 23, 1932 - September 24, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - James David “Jim” Boruk, Sr., born to Annette Cook Boruk and John Boruk on September 23, 1922, died September 24, 2017.

He leaves behind his wife of 65 years, LaVonne Tyson Boruk; three sons, James David Boruk Jr. (Carol Boruk), Alvin Boruk and Thomas Gregory Boruk (Kathy Boruk); and great-grandson, Austin Scott. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Dina Ann Boruk.

Jim was a recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He served in the 187 Regimental Combat Team during the Korean Conflict, served in the Vietnam 1968 TET Offensive, and also in Iran.

A service will be held in Jim’s honor from 4:00 until 4:30 p.m. with a visitation following until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.

Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.