Stricklin-King Funeral Home
August 27, 2018 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home from 9:30-11:00
August 27, 2018 graveside service at 2:00 pm at the Wesson Cemetery in Wesson, Mississippi.
George D. Boutwell, Jr.
SATARTIA – GeorgeDanBoutwell,Jr.,91, of Satartia passed away August 23, 2018 at the University of MississippiMedical Center. Visitation will take place on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home from 9:30-11:00 am followed by a graveside service at 2:00 pm at the Wesson Cemetery in Wesson, Mississippi. The graveside service will be officiated by Rev. Ken Lynch.
Mr. Boutwell was born November 17, 1926. He was born in Detroit, Michigan but raised in Wesson, Mississippi. After serving in theMerchant Marines during WWII, he attended Copiah Lincoln Junior College where he was a member of the football team. He also joined the Army National Guard while in college and when his unit was activated he was sent toVirginia for one year and then sent to Korea where he served in theKorean War for one year. After his military service he became an insurance agent until he retired and moved to Satartia.
Mr. Boutwell loved the Lord and was amember of SatartiaMethodist Church. He was a faithful husband, devoted father and a patriot to his country. He loved all sports especially when it involved any of his children or grandchildren. He was also an avid outdoorsman and loved to deer hunt.
Mr. Boutwell was preceded in death by his late father, GeorgeD. Boutwell, Sr., mother, Myrtis Decell Boutwell and great granddaughter, CalliMc-Guffie. He is survived by his wonderful wife of 69 years, Jerrie Cowart Boutwell, brother, William E. Boutwell, three children: LynnMcHan (Jack), Gary Boutwell (Stephanie), andNickiHarris (Mike), six grandchildren: Scott McGuffie, Shannon Junkin (Matthew), KaciHarris, Brooks Boutwell (Lauren), John Michael Harris (Meghan) and Trent Boutwell, nine great grandchildren: River McGuffie, Ella McGuffie, Oliver Junkin, Harper Nicholson, AdelineMcGuffie, AndersMcGuffie, John Rollings Harris, Nash Boutwell and Stella James Junkin.
Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association @ www.alz.org.