Barry B. Boswell, 71, of North Little Rock died Monday, April 8, 2013. He retired home to North Little Rock from a long career as a mechanical engineer working with National Aeronautics and Space Administration and other large organizations around the country.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marietta and Eugene Boswell.

Survivors include sister, Suzanne "Little Sister" Young and husband Travis of Fairfield Bay; nephews, Kristin Grace and wife Stacie of Springdale, Kevin Grace and wife Tracey of North Little Rock, Travis Young II and wife Donna of Vilonia; 5 great nephews; and 3 great nieces.

A graveside service was held Friday, April 12 at Edgewood Cemetery in North Little Rock.

The family requests donations be made to the American Diabetes Association, 320 Executive Court, Suite 104, Little Rock, AR 72205, (501) 221-7444 or your favorite charity.