Funeral services for George R. Bollin will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at the Central Church in Sulphur, with Brother Thomas Thompson officiating. Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the Alvarado-Glenwood Cemetery in Alvarado, Texas.


Funeral services for George R. Bollin will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at the Central Church in Sulphur, with Brother Thomas Thompson officiating. Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the Alvarado-Glenwood Cemetery in Alvarado, Texas.

George was born on Dec. 17, 1935, in Alvarado, Texas, to the late William James and Mary Ellen (Ford) Bollin. He passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, in Ardmore, Okla., at the age of 74.
Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Junior Bollin.

After graduating from Alvarado High School, George attended SMU University where he majored in agriculture. However, before completing his degree, he was drafted into the U.S. Marine Corp, where he served during the Vietnam era. After serving his country, George returned home and began a career in the oil field. He later became employed with Conoco Phillips and worked until his retirement in the late 1980s. In his spare time, George enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, watching the Davis Wolves play football, visiting Treasure Valley Casino and being with his buddy, Wayne Elliott. He also cherished his time being with Norma, whether it be going to sporting events to watch grandchildren or simply out to dinner.

He is survived by one daughter, Robin Sullivan and husband, James of Davis; two grandchildren, Johnathan Davis and wife, Meghan of Katie, and Brooke Lynch and husband, Bobby of Davis; two great-grandchildren, Jasper Davis and Ayden Lynch; two sisters, Addilyn Curry and Carolyn Sampson and husband, Sam; one brother, Billy Bollin; as well as his cherished companion of 23 years, Norma Deaton and her family including three sons, Wayne Deaton and wife, Betty, Ray Deaton and wife, Mary and the late Curtis Deaton; one daughter, Donna Soriez and husband, Kevin; eight grandchildren, Casandra, Michael, NaKisha, Kenneth, Steven, Ashley, Billy and DeShell; three great-grandchildren,  Garrett, Lynn and Lexy; along with several nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Lee, Cecil Sides, John Paul Davis, Wayne Elliott Garrison, Royce ale Jones and Bobby Lynch. Honorary pallbearers will be Duke Davis, Doyle Marbut and Junior Mackey.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.

Services were “Entrusted To” HALE’S Funeral Home of Davis, Okla.