Billy Aaron “Bill” Bouton, age 78, of Bristol, TN passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Dominion Senior Living.


He was born March 10, 1940 in Bristol, Virginia, and he lived all of his life in the Bristol area.  Bill retired from Robinette Bag Company with over 50 years of service, and was a member of Holston Valley Christian Church.  He was a former member of the Elks Lodge and Moose Club.


He was preceded in death by his father, Charlie F. Bouton; mother, Earlene N. Hicks Seay; first wife, Diane Jones Bouton; and brother, Bernice Bouton.


He is survived by his wife, Janet L. Carrier Bouton; daughter, Sherry McKeehan and husband Eddie; step daughter, Lindsey Rosenthal and husband Trevor; grandchildren, Chloe, Adalyn, and Landry Rosenthal; sister, Jean Kearney; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Dewayne, Chas, and Jeff; god son, Landon Stacy; and special pet, Sophie.


The funeral service will be held 8 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Gary Barnett officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:45 p.m. prior to the service. The interment will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in Sunrise Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie McKeehan, Jeff Maye, Dewayne Stacy, Dale Carrier, Terry Carrier, and Trevor Rosenthal.


The family would like to extend a special thanks to Ballad Healthcare, Dominion Assisted Living, Amedisys Hospice, and Terry and Margaret Carrier. In lieu of flowers, memorials, may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, or Amedisys Hospice, 2025 Meadowview Parkway, Ste 101, Kingsport, TN 37660.