Joseph Vaughn "Joe" Boykin

Graveside services for Mr. Joseph Vaughn "Joe" Boykin, 68, of Meridian, MS, will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 10:30 A.M. at Providence Cemetery in Butler, AL. 
Mr. Boykin passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Sumter County, AL. He was the retired owner of Boykin Brothers’ Upholstery and Construction Company.  
Survivors include his loving, devoted companion Gwen Haguewood of Meridian, MS; son, Jason Boykin (Alisha) of Quitman, MS; brothers, Billy J. Boykin (Peggy) of Lisman, AL; Buddy Brad Boykin (Martha) of Meridian, MS; Bobby L. Boykin (Tina) of Meridian, MS; and Bruce Boykin (Diane) of Lisman, AL; sisters, Sybil L. Boykin of Lisman, AL; Ruth Lawson of Monroe, LA; Marie Hoidahl (Lou) of Meridian, MS; Meryl Boykin of Thomasville, AL; grandchildren, Ashley Nicole Baker (Clayton); Kolby Lane Boykin, David Scott Tanner (Fiancé Brittany Rolfs); and Christopher Eric Tanner; great grandchildren, Brayleigh Renee Tanner; Aunt, Mable Gray of Cheshire, CT; and Jean Bass of Houston, TX; special friends, Elizabeth Jean Sellers and Amanda Cole; and a host of nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents William A. and Stella Mae Boykin; and his infant son. 
Pallbearers: Josh Boykin, Justin Boykin, Jeff Boykin, Billy Boykin, Jr., Tell Matuszewski, and Brian Dearman. Honorary Pallbearers: Glen Boykin, Greg Boykin, and Chet Wilkinson
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Arrangements by Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler.