S.G. Thibault Funeral Home

250 Penobscot Street, Rumford, ME


James Bouthot

April 17, 1959June 9, 2020

Rumford – James “Jamie” Bouthot, 61, of Waldo Street in Rumford, passed away on Tuesday June 9, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Rumford, Maine on April 17, 1959 a son of Victor and Evangeline (Desroches) Bouthot. Jamie was a graduate of Mexico High School Class of 1978. He attended the University of Maine in Augusta and played on their basketball team. Jamie was employed for 35 years with the Rumford Paper Mill. He enjoyed fishing, playing softball and watching sports, especially the Oakland Raiders. Surviving are his daughter, Megan Gallant and husband LT Stephen Gallant USN of Preston, CT, and a son, Staff Sgt. Victor Bouthot of Travis Air Force Base in California; a brother, Michael Bouthot of Mexico, ME; a sister, Linda Herd and husband Bruce of Sunapee, NH; and three grandchildren, Jackson, Amelie and Cash. He was predeceased by his parents, a son Cory and a sister, Marie Casey. Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.


  • Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.


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Hannah Williams

June 20, 2020

Wow hard to wrap my head that you have passed away😭 you were such a good person and had such a big heart. My family and I will keep all our memories close. My thoughts and prayers go out to Mike and family. Rest In peace Jamie.

Russ Kaubris

June 17, 2020

As the youngest Kaubris boy and a few years behind Jamie in school, I always remember his intensity on the outdoor basketball courts in Rumford. He played to win, but always had a great attitude. He was good to us young guys.
My thoughts and prayers to his family and close friends.

Peter Ferland

June 15, 2020

I was stunned when I heard news of Jamie’s death. Difficult to believe. He was bigger than life in our school years. A valuable friend and teammate. My thoughts go out to his children and family. Rest In Peace my friend.

Norm Lauzier

June 15, 2020

Many a memories with Jamie playing basketball w/Greg, Woody, Pete, Jamie and me with cold 2 liters of Moxie in the snowbank at Reggie's. Working together in the mill, and talking sports and memories of years past. A great customer at Maddy's and now him and Greg can laugh together again in Heaven. Rest peacefully my friend.

Lora S

June 13, 2020

So sorry to hear about your passing. My heart goes out to your family and friends. I remember always seeing you with Ryan when he was a young boy...you were a great role model for him! Fly high and free.......

Isaiah Stickney

June 13, 2020

Wow, can’t really wrap my head around this, so very sorry. What a great guy and willing to help anyone, had an awesome time when he let me drive his jacked up truck. Was pretty awesome. Rip buddy.

Jaime Aistin

June 13, 2020

Im so sorry Mike and family, I'm gonna miss that laugh, he was so positive all the time, just a genuine nice guy! R.I.P Bouthot😞

Carl Oswald

June 13, 2020

Jamie was a great friend of many years. I always loved playing 3rd base when Jamie was up to bat...lol. He almost took my head off numerous times! Gonna miss you. RIP

Dahlia and joe Richard

June 13, 2020

Joe and I are so saddened and sorry to hear this sad news. Our condolences to you mike and family and friends, jamie was a real nice guy with a big heart whom will be missed by many. RIP our friend 🙏🙏😥😥

Bob Zinck

June 13, 2020

Jamie had the heart of a gentle giant. Loyal and naturally funny. Many fond memories of time spent on the playing fields, basketball courts, and enjoying a cold one. Genuine and unique. He had your back. Rest easy and God Bless you and your family.