William Dale Bolin
William Dale Bolin, 73, of Crossett, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014, at his home.
He was born on July 27, 1941, in Milo, to Irma A. Sawyer Bolin and W.M. “Doc” Bolin.
He was preceded in death by his father; sister-in-law, Betty Bolin; and brother-in-law, Bobby Ray. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Annette “Ann” Pennington Bolin; daughter, Lana Paige Bolin with husband, Bryan, of Crossett; grandson, Dax Colbie Bolin and wife, Katie, of Crossett; mother, Irma A. Bolin, of Crossett; two brothers, Jerry G. Bolin and wife, Virginia, of Morrilton, and Johnnie M. Bolin, of Crossett; two sisters, Judy Ray, of Crossett, and Kitty Storset and husband, Karman, of Port Orchard, Washington; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Dale was a member of Cloverdale Assembly of God Church, where he served as a member of the board for many years. He was active in the affairs of the church as Sunday School Supt. and Sunday School Teacher among other things as directed by the church.
Dale’s love of the Lord and his church was demonstrated by his unswerving faith and steadfast support of the ministry with generous commitments of time and resources. Dale retired from Georgia Pacific Corp. as Tissue Mill Superintendent on January 23, 2003.
He also retired from Albany International where he worked as an Application Specialist, a position in which he gained industry wide acclaim as one of the best in tissue manufacturing. He traveled most of the U.S. and some foreign countries working with various producers to advance the art of papermaking, which he loved as a profession.
Dale’s dry wit was the occasion of many presentations being interrupted by one of his timely comments. Family gatherings were especially fun when Dale got on a “roll” with his remarks. He was a story teller of some repute especially when he and his buddies, Gordon Rice, and John Pennington got together.
A Celebration of Life service was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at Cloverdale Assembly of God Church, located at 132 Ashley Rd. 15 in Crossett, with Bro. John Martin officiating. Internment followed in Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Medders Funeral Home of Crossett.
An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.meddersfuneralhome.com.