Thad Bolin

GASTONIA - Thad G. Bolin, 89, died April 28, 2013, at Robin Johnson House.

He was a native of Spar-tanburg, S.C., son of the late John Lowery and Mae Gossett Bolin.

Thad was owner and op-erator of Bolin Electrical Con-tractors, Inc. He served in WWII in the US Navy, mem-ber of the Oasis Temple Shriners, Gastonia Masonic Lodge 369, member of the American Legion and Past Commander of VFW.

Survivors include his daughter Becky Harvell and husband Gary of Gastonia; beloved partner of 44 years, Glenda Arndt, of Gastonia; grandson Chad Emmett and fiancé Linda Sharp; great-grandchildren Courtney Price and Christian Emmett; great, great granddaughter, Payton Smart; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers John and Lewis Bolin; sisters, Ruth Justice, Ruby Boren, Dot Hayes.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Founders Chapel, McLean Funeral Directors of Gasto-nia.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service.

Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memori-als may be made to Robin Johnson House, c/o Gaston Hospice, P O Box 3984, Gas-tonia, NC 28054.

Condolence messages may be submitted online to

McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Bolin family.

Funeral Home

McLean Funeral Directors
700 South New Hope Road Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 865-3451

Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 30, 2013