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James E. Boatright

August 18, 1944 — March 18, 2022

James E. Boatright

James E. Boatright, 77, of Albany, GA formerly of Covington, GA, died March 18, 2022.  Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Union Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  The United States Army will provide Military Honors.


Mr. Boatright was born in Alma, GA on August 18, 1944 to Elton and Perle Boatright.  He graduated from Groves High School in Garden City, GA and attended Armstrong Junior College in Savannah, GA.  After college, Mr. Boatright served in Vietnam where, in addition to other Medals, he received the Bronze Star.


Mr. Boatright was employed with Pan American Airlines in Miami, FL for many years.  He moved to Albany, GA in 2018 from Covington, GA and enjoyed fishing.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Long Foster Boatright.


Survivors include his children, Holly Boatright Anderson of Savannah, GA, Heather Boatright of Port Wentworth, GA and Jimmy Vance Boatright of Jackson, GA, his step-children, Lyn Deloatch of Albany, GA, Cheryl Kimble of Spartanburg, SC, William Michael; Foster of Bardstown, KY and Cindy Warthen of Covington, GA, his siblings, June B. McGowan of Pooler, GA, Deborah Vause of Richmond Hills, GA and Paul Boatright of Guyton, GA, eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren.

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