Master Sergeant John A. Boatwright(1930 - 2013)

Boatwright, Master Sergeant John A.
83 of Phoenix, AZ, died December 21, 2013. He was born in Alanthus, MO, September 29, 1930 to John and Lulu Boatwright. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1948, participating in atom bomb experiments in the 1950's, serving in Tripoli Libya, 1955-57and Vietnam 1967-68. He married Wanda Conner on April 24, 1954 in Clovis, New Mexico. They had 59 adventurous years all over the world. He is survived by his wife, Wanda; children Valerie Patterson, Robin Barnhart, John Michael Boatwright and Jennifer Rogers; sister Ruby Gregory; brother Jerry Boatwright; 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2013 from 10 to 11 am followed by a service at 11 am at Hansen Chapel, 8314 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85020. Burial will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of AZ at 12:30 pm. For online condolences, please visit www.hansenmortuary.com


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8314 N. 7th Street Phoenix, AZ 85020
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Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 25, 2013