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Alva William "Pete" Boswell

June 14, 1937 — December 11, 2019

Alva William “Pete” Boswell, age 82 of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at home with his family.

Pete was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid fly fisherman and hunter. He was heavily involved in coaching men’s and women’s softball. He was a past president of: the Hendersonville and Gallatin Shrine Clubs and the Gallatin Gun Club. He was a long time member of the Hendersonville Masonic Lodge #359 F+AM and Al Menah Shrine.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Helen Boswell; brother, Jimmy Boswell; and sister, Ann Croucher.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carol Boswell; son, Peter John (Sally) Boswell; daughter, Beth Carol Boswell; sister, Sarah (John) Matlock; grandchildren, Lauren McKenzie Boswell, Andrew Neyland Boswell, Hunter Summitt Boswell; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life Memorial Service with Masonic Services at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Hendersonville.

The family requests no flowers, but memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice , or to Shriners Hospitals for Children!/donation/checkout .

The family has entrusted services to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN. 615-822-4442.
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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Austin & Bell Funeral Home - Hendersonville

104 Sanders Ferry Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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