Donald Eugene Boatwright PINEVILLE - Donald Eugene Boatwright, 70, of Pineville died Tuesday, October 29th, 2013, at CMC-P following a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Louise Boatwright, brothers Charles and Bobby Boatwright and sisters, Kay Wright, Brenda and Myra Boatwright. Survivors include his wife Libby, his son Kevin and daughters Renee and Kay, two brothers, three sisters, eight grandchildren, his four legged son Sammy, his extended family at the Pineville Fire and Police departments and Town of Pineville. Don was former fire chief and lifetime member (51 years) of the Pineville Fire and Rescue. He was a retired employee of the Town of Pineville. He was a member of the James K. Polk Masonic Lodge #759 and Oasis Shrine. Visitation will be held Saturday, November 2nd, 5:30-8:30 pm, at Stough Memorial Baptist Church, 705 Lakeview Dr., Pineville, NC. A memorial service with full fire department honor and masonic rites will be held Monday, November 4th at 3 pm at the church. Memorials may be made to Pineville Fire and Rescue. Full obituary and online condolences are available at www.palmettofh.com The family of Mr. Boatwright is being served by Palmetto Funeral Home and Crematory of Fort Mill, SC.
Published in Charlotte Observer from Nov. 1 to Nov. 2, 2013