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William Luther Bolen

Delmar-William Luther Bolen, 71, of Delmar, passed away Friday, September 20, 2013 at his home in Delmar.

He was born September 12, 1942 in Eden, Maryland, a son of the late Harry and Erma Bolen.

Mr. Bolen was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1961 to 1966. He worked as a maintenance foreman for the Vienna Power Plant for many years. His hobbies included target shooting, woodworking, and antique cars. Most importantly, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret C. Bolen; a son, John Daniel Bolen and his wife Tammy of Laurel; a daughter, Mary Margaret Morris and her husband Brooks of Delmar; four grandchildren, Trevor Adams, Brittany Bolen, Bethany Bolen, and Madalyn Morris; a brother, James Bolen of Princess Anne; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Florence Hitchens and Mary Goslee.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the Short Funeral Home, 13 E. Grove Street in Delmar. Pastor Ray Justice will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home.

Published in The Daily Times on Sept. 21, 2013
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