2017-01-05 / Obituaries


David Lee Boykin, 65, of Jackson passed away Jan. 3, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Mobile following an extended illness.

He was born Dec. 18, 1951 to Richard Ainsworth (Dick) Boykin Sr. and Beppie Waldman Boykin.

Survivors include his children, David Lee Boykin Jr., Tuscaloosa, Charles Richard (Melanie) Boykin, Mobile, Leesa (Dr. William Wesley) Hollowell; grandchildren, Amelia Gale Boykin, Laura Casey Boykin, both of Mobile, William Basil Boykin, Charlotte Lee Boykin, both of Huntsville, James Gaston Hollowell, Mary Neal Hollowell, William Wesley Hollowell Jr., Tuscaloosa and lifelong friend, Eddie Nader, Saraland.

He was preceded in death by his parents and was the grandson of the late congressman, Frank W. Boykin.

The family will receive friends at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Lung Association in Alabama, 1678 Montgomery Highway, Suite 104-355, Birmingham, AL 35216.

Honorary pallbearers will be Walt Nader, Trey Nader, Keith Bolen, Dane Daugherty, Johnny Atchison, Kenny Harrell, David Millstead and Chris Johnson.

Online condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.


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