Roy “Judge” Boughton, 68, of Galesburg, passed away at home on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 12:40 AM. Roy was born November 21, 1952 in Galesburg. He was the son of Clyde “Red” and Edna Marie (Coleman) Boughton, Sr. Roy married Karon Myler, and then married Julie Fitchpatrick and Virginia Shepherd. Roy is survived by his children, Tania (J.D.) Smith of Corning, IA and Aaron (Jennifer Warren) Boughton of Galesburg; two brothers and a sister. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Karon, Julie, Virginia and a brother, Jr. Boughton. Roy is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He served his country during the Vietnam War. Roy loved to hunt and fish. Enjoyed smoking with his buddies Tucker and Carlos and having a beer with his buddies, Bobby and Wayne. He also immolated Willie Nelson. Most of all, Roy enjoyed spending time with his kids and having fun. Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be from 12-1 PM on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the Colonial Baptist Church, 1232 West Freemont Street, Galesburg, IL. A memorial service will follow visitation at the church. Pastor Darrell Grimm will officiate. A celebration of Roy’s life will follow services at 1111 Lyman Street, Galesburg, IL at 5 PM, on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory, Knoxville have been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the family. On-line condolences and/or expressions of sympathy may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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