BURLINGTON - James Coleman "J.C." Bolick, 93, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at The Oaks of Alamance.
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He was born Oct. 13, 1919 in Athens, Ga. to the late Sidney Rhodes and Sarah Jane Ashe Bolick and was the husband of 39 years to Pearl Hunley Bolick, who survives.
J.C. was a member of Antioch Community Church and was a World War II veteran, serving in the 10th Army-193rd Tank Battalion during the invasion of Okinawa.
Survivors include his wife; son, Don Bolick and wife Kay; daughter, Judy Shambley and husband Wayne; grandchildren, Wendy Shambley and Chris Shambley; stepchildren, Lois East, Helen Reaves and husband Harry, Charles Pugh and wife Priscilla, Dianne Rittenmeyer and husband Jim; brother, George Wallace Bolick; sister, Dot Griffin; and numerous stepgrandchildren; great- grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; two sisters; and a step daughter, Sandi Nicholson.
A funeral service to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 in the Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Mark Fox with the burial to follow at Alamance Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and at other times at The Oaks of Alamance, 1670 Westbrook Ave. in Burlington.
Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell made it possible for J.C. to remain at the Oaks this past year with his wife, Pearl. Therefore, in lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Hospice at 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com
Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory
2205 South Church Street Burlington, NC 27215
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2013