Obituary Details

James Arthur Boston

(04/06/1931 - 08/08/2019)
Courtesy of Casper Star Tribune, 08/14/2019

James Arthur Boston, 88, passed away on August 8, 2019. He was born on April 6, 1931 in Woodburn, Iowa to Lola Ellen Simmons and Clarence R. Boston. He married Julia Ledgway on March 11, 1961 in Casper, Wyoming.

Jim was raised and went to school in the Manville, Wyoming area with his two sisters and two brothers.

He worked 30 years for the Wyoming Highway Department in Casper from which he retired to Colorado and then Utah.

He coached women’s softball in Casper and was active in youth baseball. He will be remembered for his integrity, honesty, and hard work; a great father, loving husband, and good friend.

He is survived by his wife, Julia of St. George, UT; sons, Darrin (Sheri) Boston of Ridgecrest, CA and Cory Boston of Casper, WY; sibling, Anna Mae Boston; and grandchildren, Jessica, Jordan, and Joshua.

In lieu of flowers please donate to your preferred charity.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, (435) 673-4221. Please visit for condolences.

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