James P. “Butch” Boxell, 58, of Princeton, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh


He was born Feb. 22, 1954 in Princeton, to Billy and Betty Jo Boxell


He graduated from Princeton High School in 1972. Butch was the Manufacturing/Facilities Manager at Hansen Corp. and had been there for 40 years. He was a very active member of the Princeton Elks Lodge 634. He was also a member of the Princeton Moose, Eagles Aerie 361 and the American Quarter Horse Association.  He was an avid Kentucky Derby fan.


He is survived by his mother, Betty Boxell of Princeton; three brothers, Joe (Karen) Boxell of Princeton, Chris (Leigh) Boxell of Tennessee and John (Karen) Boxell of Auburn, Ill.; special companion, Nancy Bruce; and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. 


He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Boxell in 1990 and a sister, Peggy Ann Boxell in 1971. 


Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2012 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, officiated by Rev. Brian Cook.  Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Princeton


Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday at Colvin Funeral Home.