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Elmer Boughton

December 20, 1944 — February 11, 2014

Elmer Bob "Bobby" Boughton, 69, of Emory left his earthly home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Funeral service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Point at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 15, 2014 with Bro. Mike Frazier and Bro. Roger Berghauser officiating. Interment will follow at Dunbar Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday night at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel from 6-8 PM.

Bobby was born in McKinney to Jim Lyons and Cecile Ina Bryant Boughton on December 20, 1944. He was one of 13 children. On March 5, 1982 he married Donna Lynn Frazier in Rowlett.

Bobby proudly served in the U.S. Army as a Silver Spur, a Troop 3/17th Air Cavalry and was awarded numerous medals for his heroic acts both in Kentucky in helicopter crash rescue and in Viet Nam. He worked for 38 years as Lacquer Department Supervisor of Sherwin Williams Paint Manufacturing Company. After relocating to Emory he enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Country Church in Point where he led the singing and held many other duties. He was a proud husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend.

He is survived by his wife: Donna Boughton of Emory; daughter: Amie Michelle Williams of Wylie; 4 sisters: Maxine Daniels, Evelyn Hardin, Wanda Huddleston, and Glynna Malcom; 3 grandchildren: Kolby, Kennedy, Kearsten Williams; 1 brother: John Boughton; special nephews & niece: Jacob, Joel, and Mika Frazier; numerous other loving family and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents; 4 sisters: Shirley Boughton, Mary Proctor, Loretta Evans and Barbara Jones; and 3 brothers: James, Doyle, and Maynard Boughton.

Pallbearers: Jacob Frazier, Joel Frazier, Steven Marksberry, Luke Marksberry, Randy Frazier, and Michael Wilson.
Honorary Pallbearers: Ted Wagner and John Ereckson "Cowboy"

Funeral service under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory. Online guestbook may be signed at

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