Allen Hamilton Boardman, 69, passed away August 16, 2021. Allen was born on October 2, 1951 in Memphis, TN. Allen was an Eagle Scout with Troop 88 at New Providence Presbyterian Church. He played football at Maryville Junior High and Maryville High School, where he was also president of his senior class in 1969. Allen earned a scholarship to play football at the University of Tennessee Knoxville where he played for two years until he focused on electrical engineering. After college, Allen moved to Chicago where he worked for Motorola and made many life long friends. He designed electronics and had 5 patents to his name. Allen enjoyed vacationing with family in Charleston. Allen was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Haynes Boardman, parents Douglas and Martha Boardman and in-laws James T and Peggy Haynes. Allen leaves behind a wife of 39 years, Linda, daughter Lauren Beasley, her husband Joey and their daughter Ellie Kate, and step son Chris Myers, his wife Alana, and their son Colt; two brothers Richard (Kathy), Larry (Jennie), and four nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Providence Presbyterian Church Welcome Table. Receiving of friends will be Saturday, August 21 from 9:30-11:00 AM at Smith Trinity Chapel with service to follow. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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