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Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia
Monday July 19th, 2021
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Dr. Roger Sherwood Boughton

New Iberia – Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1838 Highway 132, Mangham, Louisiana 71259, for Dr. Roger S. Boughton, 81, who passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. Visitation will be held at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Monday. Visitation will resume at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mangham on Tuesday from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm. Interment will follow in Prewitt Cemetery in Mangham, Louisiana. Dr. Roger Sherwood Boughton was born in Winnsboro, Louisiana on February 22, 1940, and was a 1958 graduate of Mangham High. He attended Louisiana Tech University majoring in Pre-Veterinary in 1961. Roger completed his Veterinary degree at Texas A&M University in 1965, then served in the Army for four years during the Vietnam War in Applied Aerobiology Division. Upon completing his service to our country, he returned to Louisiana. While attending a conference in Lafayette, Louisiana, he met Dr. Woodburn, a veterinarian in New Iberia. Dr. Woodburn was looking for a young, eager partner to work in his practice. In 1967, Roger and his family relocated to New Iberia, Louisiana and the rest is history.Dr. Boughton is survived by his wife, Judy Boughton; son Roger “Tiger” L. Boughton and his wife Beth; daughter Shannon Boughton; three grandchildren, Ashlyn Boughton, Summer Poirrier, and Braylyn Rush and husband Jonathan; four great grandchildren, Stetson Boughton, Drew Rush, Salem and Blayden Zimmerman; a sister Judy Gilley and husband Ronnie of Mangham; stepdaughter, Stacy Dartez; step-grandson, Hayden Dartez; and numerous nieces and cousins.He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Z. Boughton; parents R.B. and Maybelle Jones Boughton; sister Trudy Hill and brother-in-law, Doc Hill; in-laws Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Zimmerman; brother-in-law, Mr. Jerry Zimmerman; great-grandsons, Coy Percle and Issac Bouchereau; and his mother-in-law, Ms. Maurice McDaniel.Pallbearers are Dr. Jimmy Gandy, Jim Teague, George Erikson, Felix “Bubba” Boughton, Hayden Dartez, Ken Luke, Bill Miller, Ronnie Gilley, Noble Ellington, Imp Hendrix, and Jerry Feller.Honorary Pallbearers are Carrol “Gator” Bayard, Nick Gravois, Ricky Gravois, Doug Miller, Kenneth Haycock, Racy Wells, Dr. Douglas Sagrera, Dr. Matthew Crochet, Dr. Mark Gentry, Iberia Animal Clinic Staff, Blake Melancon, Ricky McGuffie, and all family and all hunting and fishing buddies.In lieu flowers, please make donations to Houston Methodist Hospital, Highland Baptist Church, Bethlehem Baptist Church, or your favorite charity.The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff of Heart of Hospice and his other healthcare agencies for exceptional care and compassion. Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560 (337-365-3331) in charge of local arrangements. Mulhearn Funeral Home, 507 Foster St., Rayville, LA 71269 (318-728-4444) in charge of arrangements in Mangham, Louisiana.<iframe class="ts_player" allowfullscreen="true" allowtransparency="true" allow="autoplay; fullscreen" frameborder="0" height="330" scrolling="no" src="https://www.tributeslides.com/videos/embedded_video/NNYB7RT9KWQ2TYSF" width="512"></iframe>

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Dr. Boughton was such a wonderful Vet and Person our Prayers and Condolences to Family. Know he will be missed but always loved. New Iberia lost a great and warm person.

Rickey and Valerie Redmon Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Love and condolences to Roger, Shannon and all of the family and friends. I loved Dr. Boughton and am so deeply sorry for the loss of a wonderful man, vet and friend. God bless you all. Judy Jackson and family

Judy Jackson Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Doc was the sweetest, and knowledgeable Vet around who took care of our pets for many years. He and Tiger live down our street. I will miss our visits at your office. Twice we brought our fur babies in because it was time to put them down and both times he cried doing ...

Loren Savoie Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

me and pa for his birthday in 2014

Summer Daye Poirrier Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My condolences to the family. Doc has taken care of my animals for over 30 years. He used to laugh and say I was the lady who paid his light bill each month! I will miss our little chats. Doc, you will be sadly missed. Rest in peace ... you deserve it.

Charlotte Breaux Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

I am truly sorry for he passing of the wisest doctor of medicine of animals. He helped my "Cimi" so many times. He was so loving, kind, patient, and so wise. He will be deeply missed. Lifting prayers for his family and staff. Love, Rhonda Vital

Rhonda Vital Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM


MARGARET B. GONSOULIN Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

I knew Doc for many many years he took great care of my many cats...I was so sorry to hear of his passing...your family has my deepest sympathy....he was a very caring and generous person...you all will be in my prayers

John Berard Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

No matter what time of night you would call about one your fur babies he would tell you come I'll make them better. Dena and Al Terrebonne Will be very much missed

Dena Terrebonne Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Mrs Boughton, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time . Doc was such a kind compassionate person for my pets . With deepest sympathy Karen LaSalle Sulphur, La

Karen LaSalle Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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