SPRINGFIELD - Ira Joe "Bo" Fane, 58, of Springfield died Sunday, May 8, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
He was born Oct. 10, 1946, in Paducah, Ky., the son of Eli Fane and Emma Irby Fane-Dallas. He married Rose Dianne Caldwell in 1972.
Mr. Fane was self-employed and a member of Lively Stone Temple, where he served as deacon and member of the board of trustees.
Survivors: wife, Rose Dianne; eight sons, Ira Joe Fitzgerald of Jacksonville, Anthony and Lawrence Fane and Michael Tate, all of St. Louis, Ira Cartell Hickman of Kansas City, Mo., Darrell L. Fane of Springfield, Corey Fane of Decatur and Monte Shelby of Alton; five daughters, Ilisa Martin and Tameka S. Fane, both of Springfield, Lisa Michelle Jones of Alton, Margie Fane of St. Louis and Janea Fane of Decatur; stepdaughter, Delta Tate of Springfield; 30 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six brothers, Lee Robinson Jr. of St. Louis, John Henry, Willie Lee and Grover (wife, Kathy) Fane, all of Hayti, Mo., Harmon (wife, Louise) Fane of Springfield and Larry Fane of Alton; three sisters, Maggie Allen of St. Louis and Everlene and Darlene Fane, both of Hayti, Mo.; an uncle; an aunt; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services: noon Friday, Emmanuel Temple Church of God in Christ, the Rev. Kevin Tribbett officiating. Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery.
James D. Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
source: State Journal Register, Springfield IL 5/11/05