James Boulware

A celebration of life for James Austin Boulware was January 18, 2020 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Pastor Gaye Lynn Blankenship officiating.

Mr. Boulware was born January 29, 1936 in Palmyra to Spencer and Golda Boulware. He married Tonya Fohey. They were the parents of three children. Later he married C. Diane Kates and gained three more children. Mr. Boulware died January 3, 2020 in Troy at the age of 83 years.

Survivors include his children, Vivian Roxanna Schwerdt, Amy Boulware and Karin Casem and husband, Greg; stepchildren, Gregory Kates, Cindy Stieber and Julie Dennis and husband, Glynn; brother, Ernest Boulware; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Diane Boulware; parents; and brother, Marvin Boulware.

Mr. Boulware served in the United States Air Force. He worked for the McDonnell Douglas Corporation as a System Analyst. He also volunteered at many places including the Salvation Army and Senior Center.