James Donald Boucher (10/24/1936 - 3/5/2018)

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  • "Zelda, So sad! I graduated from high school with James. We..."
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    - Judy Watson
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    - Lynn Nix-Mills
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Services for James Donald Boucher, 81, of Tyler are set for 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with Dr. David O. Dykes officiating and interment to follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday evening, March 11, 2018 at the funeral home from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. James Donald Boucher was born on October 24, 1936 to the late John C. and Daisey Dell Tucker Boucher and after a period of poor health died peacefully at home on Monday, March 5, 2018. He was born in Tyler and lived here his entire life.

JB (as everyone called him) graduated from Tyler High School in 1955. In 1958 he married Zelda Dozier. They would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in August of this year. JB honorably served in the United States Army. He spent his career of forty-five years at Trane Corporation in Tyler, serving in the drafting and marketing departments.

JB loved to travel with his family. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an accomplished artist. He especially loved gardening and sharing his produce with friends and family. JB and his wife were very involved in the Smith County Historical Society.

In addition to his wife, JB is survived by his sons Scott Boucher and his wife, Donna, Grant Boucher, Cliff Boucher and his wife, Sandy, and grandchildren Brittany, Bethany, Julia, and Caden. Nieces and nephews Kim Boucher, Kyle Boucher, Kelly Boucher, and Paul Milligan.

Pallbearers are Scott Boucher, Grant Boucher, Cliff Boucher, Kyle Boucher, Kelly Boucher and Paul Milligan. Online condolences may be left at www.burkswalkertippit.com.

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Burks-Walker-Tippitt Funeral Directors - Tyler
215 E. Front St.
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 592-6553
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Mar. 10, 2018
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