John Lewis Boatright, 72

by | October 8, 2019 5:20 pm

Funeral services for John Lewis Boatright, 72, of Garfield were held Monday, September 30, 2019, 11 a.m. at Garfield Baptist Church with Chaplain Franklin Sasser officiating. Interment followed in the Hebron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019 at his residence following a brief illness.

Mr. John Lewis Boatright was born April 16, 1947 in Swainsboro to the late J.P. Boatright and Mildred Hendrix Boatright. He loved fishing, bird hunting, trying to be a gardener, and especially loved his family. Boatright attended Garfield Baptist Church and in addition to his parents, was preceded in death by one daughter, Ronda Boatright.

Survivors include his sons, Richard Boatright (Brandi) of Loganville and Kevin Boatright (Becky) of Twin City; daughter, Sonya Johnson (Ricky) of Twin City; sisters, Joy Mills (David) of Garfield and Debbie Clark, both of Garfield; grandchildren, Brandon (Beka), Nick, Hannah, Abby, Nicole, Dylan, Blake, Brooks, and Phoebe; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.   

Pallbearers were Jimmy Womack, Craig Johnson, Richard Johnson, Ricky Clifton, Tim Cumbee, Danny Cumbee, Jimmy Cowart, and Harry Gay. Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Cowart and Jack Mincey.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.


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