Lynda Hazelwood Boutchyard

Published 10:43 am Sunday, February 23, 2020

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Lynda Hazelwood Boutchyard, 56, of Mechanicsville and Nags Head, NC, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her father, Spencer T. Hazelwood, Jr. and mother in law, Charlotte Hood Alexander.

She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Sanford “Miles” Boutchyard; mother, Betty Layne Hazelwood; sister, Jennifer H. Trent (Jesse Baker); brother, Ben Hazelwood (Alice); cousin, Dana Walters (Ben); Goddaughter, Taylor Douglas; father-in-law, Jerry Alexander; brothers-in-law, Mike and Jesse Boutchyard; nephew, Dillon Boutchyard; and her beloved K-9 daughters, Cassidy and Sandy.

Lynda loved everything to do with the outdoors and was happiest at the beach, particularly the Outer Banks, or the mountains. She also loved everything to do with being from, and living in, Mechanicsville.

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The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m., with services beginning at 3 p.m., Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Rd. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hanover County Animal Control and Shelter, 12471 Taylor Complex Ln, Ashland, VA 23005. For online condolences, visit