Donald served his church, St. Paul’s Lutheran in Richmondville, in various capacities including council member for numerous years, food pantry volunteer, youth organization leader, Sunday School Superintendent, treasurer and volunteer cook for many church suppers.
He was predeceased by their infant daughter, Kathy Jo Boughton.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret (Peck) Boughton; three children, Diane (Randy) Hummell of Montpelier, Va., Rene (Erna) Boughton of Cobleskill and Kevin (Kathy) Boughton of Liberty, Ky.; six grandchildren, Kelly Boughton of Maryland, Robert Hummell of Smithfield, Va., Barbara Hummell of Richmond, Va., Nathan Boughton of Randolph, Kevin Boughton Jr. and Tiffany Boughton both of Liberty, Ky.; four great-grandchildren, Justin Norton, Ellise, Alexis and Isabelle Hummell.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church , 265 Main St., Richmondville with the Rev. Jonathan Litzner officiating. Inurnment will follow with military honors in Richmondville Rural Cemetery. There will be a luncheon following inurnment at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 491, Richmondville, NY 12149.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill and Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh.
Further information and the provision for online condolences may be found by visiting www.merenessputnamfuneralhome.com.