Nathan “Nate” Bolton, age 69, of Washington Court House, passed away at 8:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at his home.
He was born on July 6, 1946, in Fayette County, to Dr. William and Thelma Whitehorse Bolton.
He was a Washington High School graduate.
Nate had been employed by Mead Container for 26 years and was the owner and operator of Fayette Flag and Banner for 38 years.
Nate proudly served his country in the US Army National Guard.
He was a member of the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, where he grew up as a child and had also served as an acolyte in his younger years.
He was a member of the Washington Shrine Club, the Masonic Lodge #309 of Frankfort, the American Legion where he twice served as commander and served as 7th District Commander from 1987-1988.
Nate was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Bill Stoughton; and his grandson, Eric Lyons.
Survivors include his wife, Alberta Willis Bolton, whom he married on March 23, 1984; his son, Andrew Bolton; step-daughters, Kathy (Dion) Poole, Teresa Bellar and Lisa (Larry) Woods; step-sons, Darrell Posey, Allen Posey and Bart (Stacey) Posey; several grand and great-grandchildren; brothers, Tim Bolton and Dr. Randy Bolton; step-brother, Randy Kingery; half-brothers, Stephen Bolton, Bill Bolton and John Bolton; half-sisters, Mary Bolton and Ruth (Iva) Martin; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved canine companion, Zubuel.
The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church with Rev. Gayle Hansen Browne officiating with burial to follow at the Washington Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Summers Funeral Home, with a Masonic service to follow and all are welcome.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff and nurses of Hospice of Fayette County for their loving care and kindness that was shown to our family during this difficult time.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 733 SR 41 SW; and Hospice of Fayette County, 222 N. Oakland Ave., both of Washington CH, OH 43160.
Online condolences may be sent to www.summersfuneralhome.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal