William Jesse Boswell Jr.

October 21, 1950 - May 7, 2022
First Presbyterian Church
200 W Washington St.
Greenville, SC 29601
864-235-0496 | Map
Thursday 5/12, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
200 W Washington St.
Greenville, SC 29601
864-235-0496 | Map
Thursday 5/12, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

William Jesse Boswell Jr. of Greenville, South Carolina passed away on May 7, 2022. He was predeceased by his parents Bill Sr. and Sara Fogle Boswell of Augusta, Georgia. He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Kathryn Harrell Boswell (Kathy). In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son WilliamContinue Reading

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Cecile Strait left a message on May 20, 2022:
Kathy: Please accept my condolences for you and your family. I worked with Bill when he was a trust officer at First National Bank in Columbia, SC. I always remember him talking about his family and going to the Masters.
Wayne Fredericks left a message on May 16, 2022:
My Sincere Condolences to Kathy and all of his family. I knew Bill and Kathy at ARC and thought Well of both.
Dawn Hinton left a message on May 12, 2022:
Many tears for the loss of my special friend Bill Boswell. We shared many laughs,thoughts, and stories during our 40 years as his hairdresser! He had a way of always brightening my day! Life will be will not be the same without Bill! His family will be in my thoughts and prayers!
Donovan & Caroline Hooks left a message on May 12, 2022:
So Sorry to read of Bills passing. I have many good memories of his mother Sara and of Bill. Worked with his mom at Georgia Railroad Bank & Trust co. starting in 1962 thru 1985. Sure that Sarah was very proud of her only son and his many accomplishments in his Banking & Finance career. We send our thoughts and prayers to his wife and all of his family during this very difficult time.
Sarah Wells left a message on May 12, 2022:
Mrs. Boswell, William, Ryan, and Carolyn (and, of course, the rest of your awesome family), I'm thinking of you! Mr. Boswell was always so sweet to us all. I remember watching Hoosiers with Ryan and him at Wild Dunes as a little girl - such warm and fun memories. I love y'all! Sending virtual hugs and all good thoughts your way!
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Sue and Charles Chamberlain left a message on May 12, 2022:
Kathy: Charles and I were so sad to hear about Bill. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Bill will certainly be missed by many. Sending love. Sue and Charles Chamberlain
Kathy McGee left a message on May 11, 2022:
Kathy, how sad I am to read of your husbands death. Trusting that fond memories will sustain you in the days to come.
Jimmy Carson left a message on May 11, 2022:
I am sorry to hear of the passing of Bill. Although several years behind Bill at Richmond, I always looked up to him as being one of the really "good guys". It was so good to reconnect with Boz again a couple of years ago when I was able to host Boz, Rocky, Keith, Sonny, and Hap for fishing and fellowship at the Rockin' R. I so enjoyed sitting on the porch listening to each take turns in "holding court". Like a find wine, the stories got better over the years. Bill was a good man. He made a difference.
Jane Wilson left a message on May 11, 2022:
Kathy, William, Ryan and Carolyn, you are in my thoughts and prayers. You are one of the dearest families ever, and I send you much love.
Libby Moak left a message on May 11, 2022:
Kathy, my sympathies to you and your family in the loss of Bill. I was blessed to call him my friend. He was my social dance partner, my lifelong friend and a good man. I pray that God’s love and all your memories will bring you comfort. I am praying for you all. Love…Libby
Nancy Harrison-Watson left a message on May 11, 2022:
Kathy , I Have such wonderful memories of you and Bill from our years at Richmond Academy. Even though I haven’t seen either of you in many years, the memories of those golden years remain. You and Bill were the ultimate duo ! I am so very sorry for your loss. Bill touched so many lives in the very best way. I feel honored and grateful to have known both of you. I wish you comfort and peace during this difficult time. Many thoughts and prayers are with you and your sweet family today. To be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord. His life was well lived; and he will be forever loved and missed. May God bless you and your Family with warm and loving memories in the days to come. Sincerely, Nancy Harrison-Watson ARC -Class of 1969
Pete Dortch left a message on May 11, 2022:
Boz and I shared a room at the KA house at UGA for our sophomore and junior years. We had such a great time those four years, and I can truly say that he never had a cross word for anyone. Our sons were friends at UGA and beyond. They went out west together the summer of 1995 and worked. When they got through the first of August, Bill and I flew out there and the four of us explored Colorado for a week. That was one special week, and I will cherish those memories forever. Boz always had a grin on his face and twinkle in his eye. I am a much better person for knowing Bill Boswell.
Craig Robinson left a message on May 11, 2022:
Kathie and family, I didn’t know him well but our path’s crossed during our careers at Bank of America and First Citizens. Though brief interactions he also was considerate and generous with his time. He was a good man, had a wonderful reputation in his field and will be missed. We will have you in our prayers and may the Good Lord watch over each of you. Craig Robinson
Jim Faulkner left a message on May 11, 2022:
Boz was a true friend and will be missed. Cannot find a more sincere and gracious person. Our sincere sympathies to Kathy and her wonderful family.
Buck Tinley left a message on May 11, 2022:
May GOD bless Him and his family. I have known him for since he was a child as his mother and father were friends. May he RIP.
Trina DeVore left a message on May 11, 2022:
My deepest sympathies to you Kathy and your family. I fondly remember Bill from ARC. I was blessed being able to reconnect with Bill on Facebook giving me the opportunity to see his passion for fishing and golf.
Bobby Lee Joiner left a message on May 11, 2022:
To the family and friends of my dear friend Bill Boswell I just want to say Bill may have been one of the finest most balanced people I’ve ever met! When he pledged KA I was a brother who quickly saw the godly character and integrity this young man had! We went on to have many years of great fun and fellowship! I am so glad to know we who believe in Jesus Christ will spend eternity reunited with both Christ and our dear beloved friend Bill Boswell! He will be greatly missed but his character, integrity, and legacy will live on for decades! God bless you all! Bobby Lee Joiner
Maxine A. Rigsby left a message on May 11, 2022:
Kathy I send my deepest sympathies to you and yours. I pray you find peace in the days to come. Of course, I remember Bill from ARC. He was a great golfer and a very good looking guy ( Most Handsome ) ! My thoughts and prayers are with you ! I'm truly sorry for your loss. Love you, Maxine
Yvonne Meeks left a message on May 11, 2022:
Kathy, my prayers are with you and yours. Bill came to our GRRB Retired Officers Luncheon several years ago, and we all were delighted to see him! He was great to work with, as I'm sure you've heard a number of times. You'll continue to be in our prayers in the days ahead as well.
Gary Swint left a message on May 11, 2022:
Kathy, I was shocked and grieved to hear about Bill's death. I had known him from grammar school at Monte Santo. One time he came to my house in the 3rd or 4th grade and we made a pyramid out of rocks and clay for a school project. I also remember going to the swimming pool with Bill at the old Bon Air Hotel where Bill's father was the Recreation Director. He was a great guy. And you were a great girl. I remember you from Lamar as a classmate of my cousin Pat and many others, and then at Tubman and ARC. My prayers to you and your family. Gary S
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Andy Silman left a message on May 11, 2022:
Dear Kathy, Ellie and I send our thoughts and prayers to you, your children, and grandchildren. Childhood memories (teen years, anyway!) of Bill take me to the Cabbage Patch where he, Louis Lawrence, and others summarily whipped me in a round of golf. They also take me to Phi Beta Chi frat parties at the Greek Place at Clark's Hill. I'll never forget taking Bill to play golf here in Brevard for the last time several years ago, and watch him wet his feet in the frigid waters of the Davidson River - with no waders or boots - per your instructions! We'll be there in spirit on Thursday afternoon as you give thanks for your beloved husband and best friend of 49 years! "To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." Andy Silman, ARC '68
Gene Renno left a message on May 11, 2022:
I remember Bill fondly from our days at Georgia Railroad Bank and First Union. He was instantly likable and a gentleman in all respects. My condolences to his family.
Michael E Allen left a message on May 11, 2022:
My prayers to the family! I never met him but my wife, Carol, spoke very highly of him. God bless his wife and family.
Bill Blanchard left a message on May 10, 2022:
My heart cries for this loss of one of my very best lifelong friends. Boz and I go way back and played a lot of golf together. Never could beat him! I’ll take him in heaven, as I am convinced golf courses are there! He is now happy, healthy and the presence of The King. And may God’s love and comfort bless Kathy, the kids and grandkids as they grieve. I love you Bro Boz. See you in The Kingdom!!!
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