Tuesday, November 30, 2010


Mr. R. W. Boydstun, 91, passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at Vicksburg Convalescent Home in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2010, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Kemper County with Dr. Brett Golson officiating. He was born on November 6, 1919, to Maude Hooks and Reuben W. Boydstun, Sr. Mr. Boydstun was a lawyer and was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisville. During World War II, he answered the call of his country and served in the United States Army.
He is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Boydstun White and son-in-law, Billy White both of Vicksburg, Mississippi; three grandchildren, Keri White Frazier, Carley White and Caleb White; and one great-grandchild, Addison Rae Frazier. He was preceded in death by his wife, Coleen Swearingen Boydstun.