Earl Edward Boatright

Born: Tue., Oct. 31, 1939
Died: Sun., Mar. 10, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Mar. 13, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Thu., Mar. 14, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home Chapel

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Mr. Earl Edward Boatright, age 79, of Blackshear, died Sunday afternoon (3/10/19) at Harborview Health Systems Pierce County following an extended illness.

Born October 31, 1939 in Bacon County, he was a son of the late Robert Fulton and Alma Sims Boatright.  He lived most of his life in Pierce County where he had been a farmer and worked in the chicken houses for the Brantley Company.  He was also the CEO/President of Boatright Investments and was a member of the Blackshear Church of God.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Janice Marie Boatright, Mary Lee Boatright Lovell Floyd, and Eula Boatright Murray; and 3 brothers, Purdom Boatright, Hollis Boatright, and Robert Fulton Boatright.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Pearl Redding Boatright of Blackshear; his daughter, Renee Bonnette (husband Ben) of Metter, 3 grandchildren, Heather Jacobs (husband Jarad) of Blackshear, Rusty Crawford (wife Vivian) of Blackshear, and Kasey Lamb (husband Remington) of Metter; 8 great grandchildren and one more expected soon, Caden Jacobs, Bryce Jacobs, Ella Grace Jacobs, Anthony Crawford, Matthew Crawford, Maebree Crawford, and Jaycee Crawford, all of Blackshear, and Chestlee Lamb of Metter; 4 sisters, Dale O’Steen of Blackshear, Shirley Walker of Waycross, Barbara Gilliard (husband Jerry) of Blackshear, and Patricia Phillips (husband Rick) of Waycross; 3 brothers, Paul Boatright (wife Barbara) of Waycross, Rab Boatright (wife Anne) of Patterson, and Daniel Boatright of Blackshear; 2 sisters-in-law, Sybil Boatright of Blackshear and Laquita Boatright of Patterson; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Thursday morning (3/14/19) at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in the Waters Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening (3/13/19) from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.

Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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