Stewart “Chief” Bolling, 89, of Bolar, died Saturday, August 1, 2009 at his home. He was born December 15, 1919 in Philadelphia, PA a son of the late Stewart and Grace Ethel (Norris) Bolling.
Mr. Bolling was a rubber and plastic machinery engineer. He was a member of the Highland Masonic Lodge #110, a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and a former member of Bolar Ruritan Club.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Vikki Godshall.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruby (Walton) Bolling; two daughters, Cheryl B. Elliott and her husband, Clarence of Richmond and Lynda Kriznik of Bolar; two sons, Roger S. Bolling of Lake Worth, FL and Robert B. Bolling of Bolar; seven grandchildren, Josey L. Bolling of Bolar, Dustin S. and Jesse B. Bolling of Lake Worth, FL, Scott, Mark and Jason Elliott and Colleen Parlante of Richmond and a sister, Barbara B. Downs of Vanderpool.
At his request the body was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bolar Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Kim Rexrode, 21271 Sam Snead Hwy, Warm Springs, VA 24484.