JOHNSTON Mr. James Ernest Boatwright, Jr., 82, of McQueen St., died Tuesday November 9, 2004, at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held at the Johnston Methodist Church at 3 p.m. on Friday November 12. The family will receive friends at the home following the service. Mr. Boatwright was the son of the late James Ernest Boatwright, Sr. and the late Harriett Graham Boatwright. He was born in Monetta, S.C. and attended Sewanee and The Citadel. He was a retired Realtor and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a WWII veteran, a member of The American Legion Post #133 and a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a member of the Johnston Sertoma Club and a member of the Johnston United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Eddie Boatwright; 2 sons, Jim Boatwright, Charleston, and George Boatwright, Cave Creek, AZ; 2 stepdaughters, Ellen Courtney, Johnston, Sally Faust, Edgefield; 1 sister, Averill B. Courtney, Johnston; 1 brother, Philips Boatwright, Ridge Spring; and 3 grandchildren and 4 stepgrandchildren. Memorials may be made to Johnston United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 186, Johnston, SC 29832. Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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