Services for Eugene T. Bolles, 83, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, at the Milo Baptist Church with the Reverend Mike Johnston officiating. Interment will follow at Hewitt Cemetery in Wilson. A time of visitation and support for the family will be from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
The son of the late Ernest Dudley and Violet Renua Thomas Bolles, Gene was born August 31, 1930, at Rexroat, and passed away December 6, 2013, in Ardmore.
A graduate of Rexroat in 1949, Gene served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged. He married the former Georgia Roberts, May 10, 1955, in Wilson.
He retired from Hale Oil Company having worked as a superintendent in the field. He was a member of the Milo Baptist Church where he was known as the candy man, and was also known as the bicycle man, and enjoyed going fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Georgia of the home; son, Michael Bolles and his wife, Judy of Stonewall, Okla.; daughters, Patti Runge of Ardmore and Kelly Shaw and her husband, David of Joaquin, Texas; brothers, Terrell of Ardmore, and Donald of Davis; grandchildren, Casey Green and husband, Patrick, Nicholas Runge and wife, Candace, Joshua Runge, Scott Heath and wife, Nicole, Jessica Gee and husband, Trevor and Leslie Willis and husband, Daniel; and great-grandchildren, Haylee Green, Clio Heath, Ian Heath, Varon Heath and Kie and Leah Willis.
He was preceded in death by grandson, Alan Shaw; brothers, Ernest, Granville, Billy Wayne, Kenneth and Jerry; and sisters, Marjorie Carlock, Myrtle Worsham and Armentha Waldron.
Serving, as bearers will be Joe and Larry Gunter, Kenny Shores, Colby Wells, Trent Traylor and Jackie Hartman. Honorary bearers are the men of the church.
The family requests that you dress warmly and casually for the service due to the weather.
Memorial condolences may be made online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.