James Boatman, age 70 of Tuscaloosa, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018 at home. Services will be Thursday, February 22, 2018 at First United Pentecostal Church at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. Emmitt Smith officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Parker; sister, Betty Christian; brother, Curtis Parker; and son, Glenn Boatman. Survivors include his daughter, Angela Jennings; sister, Clara Owen; and his father, Eddie L. Parker. James was a very kind and giving man. He will be remembered in so many ways. He will be missed dearly. Until that day we meet again.