Floyd Thomas "Tom" Boatman
Jul 15, 2012
Floyd Thomas \"Tom\" Boatman
July 15, 2012
Floyd Thomas \"Tom\" Boatman, 73, of Anderson, S.C., died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at his residence.
Born Feb. 15, 1939, in Englewood, he was a son of the late Floyd Alexander and Minda Vaughn Boatman. He retired from Lockheed Martin Corporation in 1988 as a quality control engineer in Marietta, Ga. He dearly loved his family, friends, fishing, gardening, CB radios and computers. He was a member of Nelms Masonic Lodge 323 F&AM in Smyrna, Ga. He was preceded in death by one brother, Thelbert D. Boatman.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Millie Jones Boatman; daughters and sons-in-law, Denise Larson and her husband, Doug, of Anderson, S.C., Melody Boatman of Kennesaw, Ga., and Teresa Applewhite and her husband, Michael, of Anderson, S.C.; five grandchildren, Kimberly Ann Larson, Nicholas Larson, Kelsey Applewhite, Dillon Applewhite and Connor Applewhite; and one brother, Charles W. Boatman.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at McDougald Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow in the chapel at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Kenneth Bailey officiating.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, S.C. 29621; or to your favorite charity.
A message of condolence may be sent at www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com
McDougald Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Anderson, S.C., is in charge of arrangements.