Robert Boswell

February 21, 1932 - June 1, 2018
Robert Boswell

Robert Boswell, 86, of Leland, went to his heavenly home on Friday, June 1, 2018. He was born February 21, 1932 to the late Dorse and Carrie  Boswell and had been married to the late Eunice S. Boswell for 56 years.

He had been employed by the Wilmington Department of Transportation for 42 years until his retirement as Superintendent and was an active member of the Federal Point Pentecostal Church for 14 1/2 years. .

He is survived by his three children, Nancy Edwards and her husband John, Robert “Bobby” Boswell and his wife Tammy, and Bonnie Powell and her husband  Robert; his sisters, Carrie “Sissy” Malpass and Dollie “Bit” Potter; his 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

His visitation will be Monday, June 4, 2018 from 6 to 8 in the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 5, at 11 a.m. in the Wilmington Funeral Chapel with Pastor Kevin Edwards and Pastor Iris Fowler officiating. Interment will follow in Prospect Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeff Edwards, Chris Taylor, Allen Boswell, George Benton, John Edwards, Alex Speight and Rob Powell.

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  • June 02, 2018
    Ricky Meeks lit a candle:
    Lit since June 2, 2018 at 6:48:14 PM

  • June 03, 2018
    Marie Fields says:
    Dad you touched my heart in a way I can not explain and will never forget. I love you so very much and can't wait to be with you in Heaven. For Heaven is much sweeter with you there.

  • June 04, 2018
    Rick and Susie Burket says:
    Thinking of you and your family Kevin

  • June 04, 2018
    Kevin Edwards says:
    Grandaddy we will miss you, but I know you are in heaven walking with Jesus. We love you!!!

  • June 04, 2018
    Jimmie Pittman says:
    Thoughts and prayers to the family . From the Pittman Family