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James Boling

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J. E. "Dutch" Boling


James "Dutch" Boling of Greenville (formerly of Columbia) was called back to Heaven on Wednesday the 22nd. Dutch is survived by his loving bride of 60 years Frankie Robertson Boling, sons Scott & Karl, sisters Peggy Center, Juanita Garner and Julia Smith, two wonderful daughter-in-laws (Gina & Stacey) and six grand children (Kyle , Kristin, Alivia, Stephanie, Hunter & Tristan) and one great grandchild, Landon. Dutch enjoyed a long career with various Chamber of Commerce locations in S.C. (Greer, Hartsville, Sumter & Columbia) and later a commercial real estate business in Columbia. Boling held numerous leadership positions including; President of the SC Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, President of the Columbia (SC) Sales & Marketing Executives International and President of the Carolina's (North & South) Speakers Association. Dutch is best known for his accomplishments as a motivational speaker and speaker trainer for industries through-out the US. He provided personal development training to thousands and his clients included; corporate executives, attorneys, political leaders, ministers and educators.

Dutch is the author of two motivational and inspiration books "THE HERO'S WAY" and "IN SEARCH OF TALENT, PURPOSE & MEANING", as well as a column for "SAM'S BUY-LINE", the nationally distributed newsletter of Sam's Wholesale Club and Wal-Mart stores.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Wood Mortuary in Greer on Saturday the 25th with visitation from 12:00-1:45 p.m. Saturday.

A special thanks for the prayers and support of the Questers Sunday School Class and Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

The family is at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 7 Shannon Drive, Greenville, S.C. 29615 or to Open Arms Hospice, 1836 West Georgia Road, Simpsonville, S.C. 29680-7212.

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Published in The Greenville News on June 24, 2011
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