Willis Wesley Boutchyard



Willis Wesley Boutchyard, 79, of Fredericksburg, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Boutchyard was a 1956 graduate of Stafford High School where he played football and basketball. He served in the U.S. Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Mr. Boutchyard worked for over 30 years for Freeman Beverage. He was a member of Falmouth Baptist Church. Mr. Boutchyard was also a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge 22 and Elks Lodge # 875. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and loved to cook.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Agnes V. Boutchyard; two daughters, Theresa Bruce and Valerie Shields (Donnie); four granddaughters, Kristina Bruce, Lindsey Bruce, Windsor Shields, and Makenzie Shields. Mr. Boutchyard was preceded in death by his parents, John W. and Nellie Boutchyard and sister Lois Posey.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 6 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Fredericksburg Rescue Squad, 510 William St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401.