Gregory B. Boatright, 73, of Indianapolis, formerly of Knightstown, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020 at his residence. He was born March 13, 1947 in New Castle the son of Meredith J. and Gladys L. (Ealy) Boatright.
Gregory retired from Indianapolis Public Schools where he served as Dean of Boys at Northwest High School. He had also worked for the State of Indiana Department of Education for over 12 years. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Social work from Anderson University, a Masters in education from IU Bloomington as well as an Education Specialist Degree. A huge sports enthusiast, Gregory enjoyed auto racing, Indiana Pacers basketball, Indianapolis Colts football and fishing. He was a true patriot and loved America. Gregory was also a movie buff and loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by a son, Alexander Boatright of Brownsburg; four grandchildren, Jason Gregory Boatright, II, Sophia Marie Boatright, Jimmy Alexander and Owen Michael Boatright; brother, Michael Scott; sister, Susan Boatright of Indianapolis; stepdaughter, Rebecca Parks of Indianapolis; former wife, Karen Boatright of Indianapolis; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jason Gregory Boatright; brother, Stephen Heathcock; and sister, Sharon Heathcock.
Services will be at 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel with Pastor Alan McCraine officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 PM Monday, August 31. Due to Covid-19 and the governor’s mandate, face covering will be required. Condolences and memories of Gregory may be shared at www.hinsey-brown.com.