Gary Lee Boughton, age 68 of Cowan, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at his residence. Gary was born in Elmira, New York on April 22, 1949 to the late Robert Boughton and Shirley Boughton Stoddard and graduated from Milton Hershey School for Boys in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He was a retired MSGT from the United States Air Force, where he specialized in airlift electronics and environmental systems technology. A member of Cowan Presbyterian Church, Gary was an avid church-goer and enjoyed singing in the choir. His passion was woodworking, especially building furniture, and listening to gospel music. His family will remember him as being compassionate in his own way, extremely loyal, honorable and proud of being in the military, but above all things a Christian. In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by his wife, Pam Farmer Boughton. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Phillip Stevens) Boughton of Ooltewah; stepson, John (Kathy Elkins) Fraker of Cowan; grandson, Phillip Boughton; granddaughters, Katelynn Stevens, Jordan Stevens, Jessica (Makia) Lachance, and Christy Fraker; great-grandchildren, Cheyenne Thomas, Kayden Stevens, Jadrec Fraker, and Jr. Lachance; brothers, Jimmy (Nancy) Boughton of New Jersey, Jerry Boughton of Florida, Ronnie (Pamela) Boughton of New York, Leonard (Lucy) Boughton of New York; sisters, Christine Boughton of New York, and Sharon (John) Craft of New York; and beloved four-legged best friend, Shelly. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm Saturday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 11, 2018 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Pittenger and Rev. Bobby Hancock officiating. Interment will follow at Cowan Montgomery Cemetery. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN 37398, (931)-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.
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