YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mr. Lawrence Boatwright, Jr., 81, of Youngstown, departed this life on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Mr. Boatwright was born April 21, 1939 in Sharon, Pennsylvania, a son to Lawrence, Sr. And Nannell Lee Boatwright.
He served in the United States Army and was an over the road truck driver for McNicholas and hauled gasoline for Sunoco.
He enjoyed Hollywood Casino, KFC honey barbecue flat wings and sitting on his porch in Lincoln Knolls with friends.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his partner, Glenda Robinson of Youngstown; his daughter, Cynthia Boatwright McWilson of Youngstown; his son, Darren (Wanda) Boatwright of Columbus his grandchildren, Matthew (Colleen) McWilson of Charlotte, North Carolina, Marcus McWilson of Lexington, Kentucky, Donovan McWilson of New Castle, Pennsylvania, Drew Boatwright and Tyler Boatwright, both of Columbus, Ohio; his nephews, Darnell (Lynette) Wilson of Columbus and Aaron (April) Clay of Dayton, Ohio; the mother of his children, Bertha White Boatwright Clinkscale of Youngstown and a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in death his parents, Lawrence (L.A.) and Nannell Boatwright and sister, Harriet Boatwright Wilson Clay
Due to the current pandemic there with be no service of calling hours.
The F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. has been granted the honor to serve the family at this difficult time.