George William "Bill" Bolling III

In his 85th year, George William "Bill" Bolling, III of New Smyrna Beach Florida sailed off into the sunset. He was born in Winnetka, Illinois and a graduate of Northwestern University. Bill is survived by his wife of 43 years, Patricia (Patsy) Kennedy; and son, G. William Bolling, IV. An extraordinary man, Bill influenced everyone he met and was a mentor to all. A competitive swimmer, Hollywood Stunt Man, surfer, CIA for covert underwater operations, advertising executive, sea captain, pirate, yacht restorer, pilot, diver, animal tamer, writer and above all a gracious gentleman. "Use it up, get more" his motto for the adventurous life, which he lived to the fullest. Memorial donations are requested to Seamen's Institute of Newport 18 Market Street Newport RI 02846 or VITAS Innovative Hospice 14 Canal Street New Smyrna Beach FL 32168. Share a memory with the family at


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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Oct. 8, 2013