Richard Lawrence Bolton, 69 of Higginson, Arkansas died peaceful at his home on Sunday, March 11, 2012. He will be missed by his wife of 50 years Susan, sons Eric Bolton (Wendy) of Qunicy, IL., Kevin Bolton (Nicole) of Elk, WA., a daughter Christine Bolton of IL, several grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two brothers Jeff Bolton (Debbie) of MA., Bob Bolton (Marilyn) of Vermont other relatives and numerous friends.
Richard served in the United States Air Force and he was an Alderman of Higginson, serving his adopted town proudly, He was devoted to his work with the seniors of the Arkansas Area serving as an Ombudsman with the White River Area Agency on Aging. He devoted numerous volunteer hours visiting and counseling assisted living citizens until his battle with cancer made that impossible. A Mass for the Repose of the Soul of Richard L. Bolton will be Friday March 16, 2012 at 12 Noon at the St. James Catholic Church in Searcy.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the Mayor, Alderman, Police Chief of Higginson and the Auxiliary Volunteers of White County Medical Center. For online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com