July 14, 2021, 86, Falling Creek –
The Reverend Doctor Bill Reeser Boswell, 86, passed away July 14, 2021, at his home in Falling Creek, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Thurman Boswell and Nellie Reese Boswell; and his sisters-in-law, Bedie Dawson Hudson and Leslie Kaye Dawson Warren.
He is survived by his loving wife, Martha Dawson Boswell; his daughters, Heather Boswell Fitzgerald of New Roads, Louisiana, and Robin Boswell Whinery and husband J.R. of Pampa, Texas; his sister, Thurla Boswell Hubert and husband, Ted of Milano, Texas; his grandchildren, Angel, Kaycee, Karla and husband, Cody, Dakota, Kasey Lynn, and Lexxi; great-grandchildren, Allison, Ayden, Nate, Hayven, Wyatt, and AdiLynn, all of Texas; Jay and Ben Hubert of Texas and Arkansas; Andy Lockamy and Kim Sparks of North Carolina; and Dr. Grant Warren of South Carolina.
A devoted husband, father, grandfather, and Christian minister, Bill attended Atlantic Christian College (Wilson, NC), and Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas), earning Masters of Divinity and Doctor of Ministries degrees. He served as minister of First Christian Church, Brady Texas, First Christian Church, Pampa, Texas, and Regional Minister of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of the state of Louisiana.
A service of honor and remembrance will be held at Gordon Street Christian Church, Kinston, at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, 2021. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00-12:45.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.