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James "Bernie" Bernard Boatwright, Jr.

June 7, 1942 ~ September 11, 2021 (age 79)


James Bernard “Bernie” Boatwright, Jr., age 79, of Dublin, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021.

Mr. Boatwright was a veteran of the United States Navy and served on the USS Charles F. Adams. He was a member of Dublin First United Methodist Church and an avid NASCAR and Georgia Bulldog fan. He was preceded in death by his father, James Bernard Boatwright, Sr.; mother, Geraldine Meehan Rosada; and step-father, Salvador Rosada.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Boatwright of Dublin; children, Kevin Boatwright (Diana) of Savannah, Joyce Bearss of Calhoun, and Tylan Driskill of Lafayette, IN; grandchildren, Colby Vandermolen, Brittany Boatwright Irons, and Tiffany Boatwright Baker, all of Savannah, Britt Bearss of Sierra Vista, AZ, Brian Bearss of Dublin, Eric Bearss of Calhoun, Skylar Driskill, and Derek Driskill, both of Lafayette, IN; and man’s best friend, Skipper.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at the Dublin First United Methodist Church. Rev. Keith Goodlett and Rev. Bob Williams will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Dublin First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 665, Dublin, GA 31040.

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Memorial Service
September 14, 2021

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
305 West Gaines Street
Dublin, GA 31021


Dublin First United Methodist Church
305 West Gains Street, Dublin GA 31021
Tel: 1-478-272-0242

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