James “Jim” R. Boutwell, 62, of Monclova Township, Ohio passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at Hospice of NWO. He was born on January 29, 1956 in Toledo, OH to Russell and Lucille (Smith) Boutwell. Jim married Kristine Harroun in 1983 and together they raised their daughter, Alyssa.
Jim graduated from The University of Toledo in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and worked for American Warming and Ventilating for many years, retiring in 2014. Back in the day, he was an avid CB radio operator, which is how he met Kristine, and he was always willing to lend a helping hand to his neighbors.
Jim is survived by his wife, Kristine; daughter, Alyssa (Chris) Gilmore; grandson, Bowen; sister, Joyce (Tom) Caster and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may gather at the Reeb Funeral Home on Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 4pm until 8pm where the memorial service will be held on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 11am. In lieu of flowers, please consider Hospice of NWO.