Funeral services Tuesday for former UT president

Dr. Ed Boling (source: UT)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The memorial for former University of Tennessee President Dr. Edward J. Boling will be held on June 23 at the Alumni Memorial Building on the university’s campus.

Family will receive visitors from 3:30 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the James R. Cox Auditorium on 1408 Middle Drive. Visitation will be followed by a service, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Parking is available for guests in Lot 9, just across Philip Fulmer Way.

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Memorials can be sent to the University of Tennessee Medical Center Development Office at 2121 Medical Ceneter Way, Suite 110. Donations can also be made online through utmedicalcenter.org.

Boling died Thursday morning at his East Knoxville home. He was born in 1922 in Sevier County.

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. Edward J. Boling was a leader who always wanted and chose to go far. In his marriage, his family, the U.S. Army, serving the state of Tennessee, building and developing the University of Tennessee, and thus his life, he always gathered wonderful and talented people and led us all to be far more than seemed possible. The world needs more like him. He will be sorely missed.

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