Mr. Robert “Bobby” Earl Bolling, Jr., 54, of Thomasville, died Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Thomasville Medical Center.
Born November 4, 1958 to the late Robert Earl Bolling, Sr. and Charlene Joyce Hockaday Bolling, Bobby was a resident of this area most of his life and had worked as a Sergeant for North Piedmont Correctional Facility for 10 years. He served in the U.S. National Guard for 15 years with the 113 Field Artillery and was a member of Hughes Grove Baptist Church. Bobby was a hard worker and devoted to his family. He will be fondly remembered as a man who went out of his way to help others. In addition to his parents, Bobby is predeceased by son, Jeremy Bolling, and sister, Linda Darlene Leonard.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Linda Dunbar Bolling of the home; four sons, Wesley Bolling and Matthew Bolling both of the home, Joshua Bolling and wife Alicia and Jason Bolling and fiancée Deisy both of Thomasville; sister, Patty Bolling Danson and husband Wayne of Archdale; brothers, Jack Bolling and wife Linda of Thomasville, Jay Bolling and wife Rhonda of Winston-Salem, and Charles Bolling of Maine; and grandchildren, Logan, Tabytha, Olivia and Noah.
A celebration of Bobby’s life will be held Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 at 11 am at Hughes Grove Baptist Church, Thomasville, with Dr. John Hill officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 3rd from 6 pm – 8 pm at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
Memorials may be made to Davidson County Animal Shelter, 490 Glendale Road, Lexington, NC 27292.