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William Braxton Boykin

August 28, 1934 August 14, 2018
William Braxton Boykin
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Obituary for William Braxton Boykin

William Braxton Boykin, 83, passed away Tuesday morning at Wake Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

Braxton was born in Johnston County on August 28, 1934 to the late Ennis and Louise Johnson Boykin. He was a member of Stancil’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Kenly Funeral Service. A service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. by the graveside at Kenly Cemetery with Rev. Fred Crank officiating.

Braxton is survived his daughter, Shelia Thorne and husband Dennis of Selma; son, William Allen Boykin and wife Dawn of Selma; grandchildren, Brook Thorne Carter and husband Drew of Clayton and Trent Allen Boykin of Benson; and her great granddaughter, Jordan Carter.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Jean Marlow Boykin; daughter, Tammy Jean Boykin; brother Rackley Boykin; and his sister Barbara Ann Perry.

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6:00 PM 8/16/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Kenly Funeral & Cremation Service

103 E Second St
Kenly, NC 27542

Kenly Funeral & Cremation Service
103 E Second St Kenly 27542 NC
United States





11:00 AM 8/17/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 8/17/2018 11:30:00 AM
Kenly Cemetery

Kenly, NC 27542

Kenly Cemetery
, Kenly 27542 NC
United States

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