HERBERT CHAUNCEY BOUTWELL, JR.
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1922 - 2014
Herbert Chauncey Boutwell, Jr., 91, of Flomaton, Alabama and Pensacola, passed peacefully on Monday, June 02, 2014 with his family beside him. Mr. Boutwell was born September 21, 1922 in Exeter, New Hampshire to Herbert C. and Olive Fisk Boutwell. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The navy brought him to Pensacola. Mr. Boutwell retired from Gulf Power Company after 37 years of service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Flomaton, former long-time member of Myrtle Grove Baptist Church and the Southern Baptist Brotherhood of Men. Mr. Boutwell was a master gardener as well as a community and church leader, but his #1 priority was always his family. He is preceded in death by his first wife of 54 years, Jenelle Shows Boutwell; second wife of 12 years, Mildred Bethea Boutwell; and his son James Michael Boutwell.
Survivors include his sons, Herbert C. Boutwell III (Brenda), Joseph P. Boutwell (Rhonda), John T. Boutwell (Rosemary), Timothy W. Boutwell (Connie) and Benjamin D. Boutwell (Cheryl); daughter, Mary E. "Betsy" Wilkerson (Dean); stepchildren, Kathy White, Totsie Mims, Jodi Smith, Rabun Bethea, Dawn Cooper and Travis Bethea; and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 05, 2014 at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel with Rev. Ron Lentine, Dr. Alton Butler and Rev. Jerry Keese officiating.
Pallbearers will be, Chase Boutwell, Brian Wilkerson, Erik Gotrich, Ryan Lassiter, Steve Broom, Mac Broach. Honorary pallbearer will be David White.
Interment will follow at Bayview Memorial Park with military honors.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Thursday.
Should friends so desire memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice, 5014 N. 12th Avenue, Pensacola, Fl 32504.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway is entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered at www.bayviewfisher-pouchapel.com.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on June 5, 2014