John Steven Bouchard, 24, of Kingston, NH died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Andover, MA, on June 24, 2019. He was born on August 13, 1994, son of Eric Steven Bouchard and Valerie Rose Hilton.
John grew up in East Kingston and later Exeter, NH. He was an Exeter High School graduate in 2012 and was fondly known as "Jbouch" where he had played freshman football. He had worked for the last nine years at the Holy Grail in Epping where he had started as a dishwasher and eventually worked his way up to Sous-Chef. John also had worked for a year in 2017 at Rick's Food & Spirits in Kingston, NH. Always interested in learning, last year, John attained his real estate license and he also held his boating and motorcycle license. John was an intense body-builder and had worked out at the Zoo in Epping and at his best friend, Nate's house for the last three years. He was an avid "master" fisherman and especially loved fishing for Stripers in the Merrimac River. John also loved to snow mobile, skate, going camping and hiking or taking his rescue dog, Chance for a long walk.
He was predeceased by his brother, Joshua Hilton in 2018, his paternal grandfather, Curtis Bouchard and his maternal grandfather, Joseph Hilton. In addition to his parents, John is survived by his brother, Justin Bouchard and his companion, Rachel Dubanoski; his paternal grandmother, Leslye Bouchard; his maternal grandmother and her husband, Hazel and Donald Soule; two nephews, Jacob Daniel Hilton and Caleb Eric Hilton; as well as his aunts and uncles, Donny Soule, Debra Bouchard, Patricia Townsley, Kellye Berg, Andrea Cabrera, Michelle Denny; and several cousins.
Calling hours will be on Monday, July 1st, 2019, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM, at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant St., Epping, NH. Burial will be on July 2nd at 11:00 AM, at Prospect Cemetery, Pleasant St., Epping, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be to a GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/fund-for-val-hilton-in-memory-of-john-bouchard to help the family in their time of need.
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