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Obituaries

Obituaries

Gerald B. Bolton 1942 - 2008 Lawrence

A memorial visitation for Gerald B. Bolton, 66, Lawrence, will be from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Mr. Bolton died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at his home.He was born Feb. 26, 1942, in Long Beach, Calif., the son of Max and Ruth Harrington Bolton. He graduated from Ottawa High School in 1960. Mr. Bolton served in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a chemical specialist at FMC for more than 20 years. He enjoyed Kansas University athletics, fishing and supporting his sons in their athletic endeavors.Survivors include four sons, Todd, Lawrence, Brian, Hamilton, Ohio, Brent, Breckenridge, Colo., and Shawn, Salyer, Calif.; his parents, Topeka; two brothers, Scott, Topeka, and Steve, Lawrence; and two grandchildren.Mr. Bolton was preceded in death by two brothers, Corky and Danny.The family suggests memorials to the KU Endowment Association or American Diabetes Association, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.