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Kenneth E. "Runt" Boatright

February 13, 1937 ~ June 9, 2019 (age 82)

Mr. Kenneth E. "Runt" Boatright, 82 of Blackshear, passed away early Sunday morning, June 9, 2019 at Memorial Satilla Health System following a sudden illness.

Born in Alma, GA on February 13, 1937, he had lived in Pierce County most of his life. Mr. Boatright had worked with Turner Supply for several years before going in to business for himself doing appliance repair as well as electrical and plumbing work. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, being outdoors tending to his cows and goats, going to the mountains, and in his younger days, quail hunting. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who enjoyed taking time with his grandbabies. He cherished each and every one of them.

He was a son of the late Earl & Lula Mae Davis Boatright. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Joe Pete Boatright, Robert Boatright, Sam Boatright, and Earl Boatright.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Deloris Turner Boatright of Blackshear; his daughter and son-in-law, Sandy & Stanley Stone of Blackshear; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Randy Boatright of Pierce County and Stevie & Susan Boatright of Bristol; five sisters, Bonnie Hamm of Screven, Wannie Mae (Talmadge) Metts of Bristol, Shelia (Cebbie) Smith of Mershon, Judy (Leon) Allen of Alma, and Paula (Norman) McMims of Lake Placid, FL; two brothers, Bobby Boatright and Mac (Debbie) Boatright all of Blackshear; three sisters-in-law, Sandra (Cleve) Henderson and Juanita Boatright all of Blackshear and Janet Boatright of Murrells Inlet, SC; 6 grandchildren, Chaz Boatright, Chandler Boatright, Leve (Dara) Boatright, Brandon (Michelle) Stone, Dustin (Kindol) Stone, and Lori Beth Stone; 7 great grandchildren, Ava Kate "Ava", Carter Leigh "Sister", Chesli "Chez", Karoline, Kennedy "Kenny", Kady Rae "Puddy", and Shane "Shane the Mane"; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mr. Boatright will be held Tuesday morning, June 11, 2019, at 11 o'clock from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Interment will be in the Waters Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Monday evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.

The family kindly requests members of the McDonald's Coffee Crew & Mr. Pat Griffin to serve as honorary pallbearers. Please meet at the funeral home chapel by 10:30 on Tuesday morning.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation
Monday, June 10, 2019
6:00 PM 6/10/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/10/2019 8:00:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home

PO Box 375
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
PO Box 375 Blackshear 31516 GA
United States
Service
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
11:00 AM 6/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pearson-Dial Chapel

659 Main Street
PO Box 375
Blackshear, GA 31516

Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main Street Blackshear 31516 GA
United States
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