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Roy Joe Boulineau

November 10, 1936 ~ May 4, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Roy Boulineau Obituary

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Roy Joe Boulineau, age 85, of Swainsboro, GA on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Cedar Plantation in Metter, GA

Funeral services will be Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 5:00 PM in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Louis Pearce officiating assisted by Rev. Casey Shaw.

Entombment will follow in the Eastbrook Cemetery.

The family will receive family and friends Saturday May, 7, 2022, at the funeral home, one hour prior to the service from 4:00 -5:00 PM.

Pallbearers are Christopher Jones, Kelly Boulineau, Tommy Wheeler, Jack Williams, Josh Wheeler, and Christopher Sanchez.

Honorary Pallbearers: Freddie McVey, Jimbo Hutcheson, Lanny Lincoln, and Eddie Lewis.

Mr. Roy Joe Boulineau was born November 10, 1936 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA to the late Hugh Roy and Lena Bell Newman Boulineau. He served as a sergeant in the Army National Guard for 2 years; lived in Savannah for 6 years, where he worked in the shipyards, and cabinet building.  Roy then returned to Swainsboro in 1960 where he opened Boulineau's Cabinet Shop with his father Hugh and Brother Billy.  He resigned in 1985, was general manager of Henry’s Cabinet Shop before opening All Cabinets, where he worked until retiring in 2001. 

Mr. Boulineau was a devout Christian and member of Hillcrest Baptist Church,. where he served as deacon, Sunday school superintendent, choir director, building coordinator, and sometime pastor.  Roy was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather, His greatest joy was working with wood and wood turning. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Joe Boulineau; sister, Jerry Scott and fur babies Rambo and Ruger.

Survivors include:

His Wife of 27 years: Shirley Williams Boulineau of Swainsboro, GA

Children: Keith Boulineau of Monterey, CA, Michael Kelly Boulineau Sr. and Wendy Boulineau (Robert) all of Swainsboro, GA

Sister: Betty Jean Hatcher of New Port Richey, FL

Brother: Billy H. Boulineau of Swainsboro, GA

Grandchildren: Michael Kelly Boulineau Jr. (Jessica), Lindsay Reed (Justin), Brittany Boulineau Twyman (Blake), Roy Christopher Jones (Abby) and Chase Boulineau.

Five Great-Grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.

Should friends desire memorial donation may be made in his memory to Emanuel County Humane Society, P O Box 443, Swainsboro, GA  30401

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangement for Mr. Roy Joe Boulineau of Swainsboro, GA

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May 7, 2022

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel
206 E Pine St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Funeral Service
May 7, 2022

5:00 PM
Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel
206 E Pine St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401


Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum

Swainsboro, GA


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