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Robert Boswell, 86, retired Wilmington Department of Transportation superintendent

Robert Boswell
Robert Boswell

LELAND — Robert Boswell, 86, went to his heavenly home Friday, June 1, 2018. He was born Feb. 21, 1932, to the late Dorse and Carrie Boswell and had been married to the late Eunice S. Boswell for 56 years.

He had been employed by the Wilmington Department of Transportation for 42 years until his retirement as superintendent and was an active member of the Federal Point Pentecostal Church for over 14 years.

He is survived by his three children, Nancy Edwards, and her husband, John, Robert “Bobby” Boswell, and his wife, Tammy, and Bonnie Powell, and her husband, Robert; sisters, Carrie “Sissy” Malpass and Dollie “Bit” Potter; and seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, June 4, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel with Pastor Kevin Edwards and Pastor Iris Fowler officiating. Interment will follow in Prospect Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeff Edwards, Chris Taylor, Allen Boswell, George Benton, John Edwards, Alex Speight and Rob Powell.

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