Wade J. Bolton was born October 7, 1923 to Charles Bolton and Mabel Rains in Lakeport, CA where he was raised. On January 12, 1943, he joined the army where he served his country during WWII until January 30, 1946. He then came home and was married to mary Ann Dickow became a logger, and raised his children. He like his outdoors: hunting, fishing, camping. He is survived by his daughter, Carol Perez of Georgia, son Richard Bolton of Burney, CA, daughter Susan Laster of Willits, CA, daughter Micale Snider of Nice, CA, daughter Lisa Bolton of Texas, Ken Bolton of Burney, CA, step daughter Jana Carpenter of Alaska, and step son Sam Bolton of New York. He passed away on May 11, 2012. He will be missed much.