James Edward Boucher
James Edward Boucher

November 10, 1927 - October 5, 2018
Born in Warren County, Kentucky
Resided in Bowling Green, Kentucky


James Edward Boucher, 90 died October 5th at his home, he was a retired Yardmaster after 40 years of service with the L&N-CSX Railroad, Along time member of Greenwood Baptist Church, U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II serving in the South Pacific on Transport ship USS Rockingham and also a veteran of the Korean War. Member of the American Legion, lifetime member of DAV., member of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 51, lifetime member of Bowling Green Masonic Lodge N0. 73, F & AM where he served as Secretary for many years, also serving an Assistant Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky F&AM for 30 years. He was a lifetime member of all the York Rite Bodies of Bowling Green, where he served as Secretary-Recorder for 41 years. He was a Member of Rizpah Shrine and the Scottish Rite at Madisonville, KY. He was the son of the late Oliver Boucher and Effie Sledge Boucher.
He was married to the late Maxine Petty Boucher, for 64 years. He is survived by one daughter Selia Whitehead, and her husband Steve of Portland, TN, one son Eddy Lyn Boucher, and his wife Marilou of Brownsburg IN. Four Granddaughters Brittany Whitehead of Nashville TN., Maykala Whitehead of Portland TN., Katie and Sarah Boucher, of Brownsburg IN., and one great grandson Michael Sturgil. Three nieces Dr. Melissa Dennison of Glasgow KY., Judy Spillman of Lexington KY and Linda Molohon of Nashville TN, He has five nephews Phil Butrum of San Antino Texas., Steve Petty of Sevierville TN, Farrell; Darrell, and Joe Costello of Scottsville, KY. He was preceded in death by one son Gary Neal Boucher, one brother Harold Boucher, and one Sister Hazel Wyatt.
Funeral Service will be held at J.C. Kirby and Son Lovers Lane Funeral Chapel Monday at 10:00 a.m. with the burial in Fairview Cemetery. Masonic Rites will be held Sunday at 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Visiting hours will be 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sunday.



J. C. Kirby and Son Lovers Lane Chapel
820 Lovers Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Sunday, October 7, 2018
4:00 AM - 8:00 PM
J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel
820 Lovers Lane Chapel
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Monday, October 8, 2018
10:00 AM