Dr. James K. Boutcher, 76, husband of Sally Meers Boutcher, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Born in Oldham County, Kentucky, and was the son of the late James K. and Lorena Boutcher. He was a graduate of Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine and spent 40 years of his life caring for horses. He was a lifetime member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, a former member and president of the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners, the Florida Veterinary Medical Association, the Farm Managers Club, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Club, and the Thoroughbred Club of America. He was named a Chapter Farmer by the Woodford County FFA and was the founding member of the Woodford County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited. He was a member of First Christian Church in Versailles. In addition to his wife of 53 years, he is survived by a daughter, Mandy Morris (Shawn); a son, James Boutcher III, (Erin); a sister, Patricia English (Sonny); a brother, Dennis Boutcher (Claudia); four grandsons Bennett, Gray, and Charlie Morris, and Miles Boutcher; and two brothers-in-law, Bill Meers (Mary Lou) and Dick Meers A service honoring his life was held Wednesday, Sept 26, at Versailles First Christian Church. Memorial donations may be made to Old Friends, Georgetown; Sanders Brown Aging Center, Lexington; or First Christian Church, Versailles.