Francis Charles “Peanuts” Bosch, 83, of Jefferson City (formerly of Columbia), passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Nilson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Francis was born Dec. 10, 1936 in St. Thomas, the son of Fred C. and Teresa S. Jones Bosch. He married Shirley Lute April 3, 2009 in Oklahoma and she survives. He worked for most of his life for Harold E. Johnson at Columbia Supply and Nu Way Lumber companies. He also worked for Sam’s Club. He had a love for gardening, never saw a stranger and could find humor in most things.

Survivors include stepchildren: Owenetta Murray (Eddie), Enos Burks (Sally), Wyleta “Sugar” Burks, Larry Welch (Cheryl), Roy Welch (Linda), Clint Welch, Mike Smith (Micki), Cody M. Welch, Krenda Carleton (Kevin); brother: Paul Bosch; sisters: Ivy Bosch, Joyce Guller, Mary Bosch; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by previous wife, Evelyn; and brothers: Freddy and Milton.

Online condolences may be left for the family at nilsonfuneralhome.com.