John W. Boswell, 86, Greenwood, died Thursday at the Greenwood Convalescent Center.
He was born in Greencastle to Alva and Pearl (Ellis) Boswell in 1922. He married Jeanette C. (Mercer) Boswell. She survives.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was retired after working as Chief of Security for Chevrolet in Indianapolis.
Additional survivors include five sons, Gail Boswell and wife Debby, Daniel Boswell and wife pat, Gary Boswell, Charles Boswell and wife Jacklyn and Jeffrey Boswell and wife Lisa; three daughters Eleanor Neal and husband Sherman, Susan DeHart and husband John and Margaret Tharp; 16 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, John David Boswell and Joseph Boswell; brother Leonard Boswell; and two sisters, Margaret Love and Frances Rae.
A service was held Monday, April 7 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Greenwood Chapel. Burial followed at Greenwood Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wilsonstpierre.com