HICKORY - Ronald F. "Ron" Bolton, 67, passed away March 12, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center after a long courageous battle with small cell lung cancer. He fought it with great determination and strength. Today, God took him home, no more pain, shortness of breath or suffering. His work here on earth is done.
Ronald was born May 27, 1945 in Catawba Co. to the late Ural and Virginia Carroll Bolton.
He was owner of multiple business including Viewmont Service Center for 43 years and Ron's Auto Center, which he has operated for 35 years..
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Warren Bolton, of the home; daughter, Tonya Bolton, of Hickory; sisters, Jearlean Fagan of Hickory and Jenette Richards of Hickory; brothers, Danny Bolton and wife, Frances, of Conover, Donnie Bolton and wife, Margaret, of Hickory, Butch Bolton and wife, Nancy, of Hickory and Darrell Bolton and wife, Doris, of Hickory and a number of nieces and nephews.
Services will be Friday, March 15, at 3:00 P. M. at Springs Road Baptist Church with Reverend Jeff Brown officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Entombment will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 – 8:30 P. M. at Hickory Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to www.RelayForLife.org:
on home page click on support a Team; Enter CVMC Inpatient Rehab click on donate or to Springs Road Baptist Church, 3580 Springs Rd., N. E., Hickory, N. C. 28601.
Condolences may be made online at www.hickoryfh.com.
Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.