Sheriff Boone, a Rowesville native, married the former Terry Gibson of Maryland. He is the father of two sons, Marvin B. and Andy. The family attended the New Hope United Methodist Church in Rowesville.
Role as Sheriff
Sheriff Boone was a former Sheriff’s deputy under Sheriff Robert F. "Bob" Dukes, Jr. In 1972, he was elected Sheriff by a landslide vote. In 1980, he was named president of the South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association. In 1981, he was named Sheriff of the Year by the South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association. In 1984, he was named Orangeburg County’s "Democrat of the Year." Sheriff Boone resigned in 1986 to accept a position with the State Law Enforcement Division.