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Willie Eugene (Gene) Bolton

May 20, 1940 - August 26, 2017

Willie Eugene (Gene) Bolton, age, 77, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at his home in McKinney, Texas, Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 3:20 p.m.  He was born May 20, 1940 in Waxahachie, Texas to Willie and Anne Bolton.

He worked in the metal shelving and rack business for over fifty years with twenty eight of those years owning North Dallas Warehouse and Equipment Inc., with his son, Todd Bolton; Willie retired in 2014.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman and spent many hours enjoying these two sports.

He is survived by his loving wife, Norma J. Bolton; sons, Leslie Bolton and wife Marion, Todd Bolton and wife Jan; step-daughters, Michelle Noebel and husband Todd, Tania Rodriquez and husband Richard; sister, Linda Miller and husband Jesse Miller; sister-in-law, Lucille Whaley; grandchildren, Josh Bolton and wife Micah, Jason Bolton and partner Micah Sargent, Jake Bolton and wife Meghan, Melody Bolton, Travis Bolton, Bonnie Bolton and Ashlee Noebel; great-grandchildren, Baylor Bolton, Berkeley Bolton and Barrett Bolton; niece, Nikki Brooks and husband Aaron; nephew, Jeremy miller; great-nieces, Cassidy Miller and Peyton Brooks; many other loving family members and friends.

Willie is preceded in death by his first wife, Carole Bolton; father, Willie Bolton; mother, Anne Carbone and stepfather, J.T. Carbone.

A remembrance gathering will be held on Friday, September 1, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas.  A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the funeral home, with Pastor Dennis George officiating.  Inurnment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park Garden Mausoleum.

The family would like to thank Senior Select, Community Health Program McKinney and Compassus for all their loving care during his illness.

Memorial donations may be made to: The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125 or  He had a love for flowers, so they will be acceptable too.

Until We Meet Again, may he rest in peace.  We love you.

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So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family. Love and blessings--Cathy Cathy Carbone McClendon, September 1, 2017 Gene was a kind and very generous man. I had only been around Gene a few times -but in those times I could tell he was the kind of man that was caring and loved people. I met him through Lucille which is my sister in law by marriage to my brother Jim. Lucille speaks very highly of him and knows he has taken very good care of Norma during their time together. May God bless his family during these very sad and difficult times and give you peace. My thoughts and prayers go out to each and every one for your great loss. Diane Wolfinger, August 29, 2017 We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs Marilyn Pena, August 28, 2017 Gene was undeniably one of the most genuine, fun loving, funny, and caring people I have ever known. It was very much my honor and privilege to have had him in our lives. I can't help but smile when I think of the countless games of Chickenfoot filled with laughter around the kitchen table. He was kind and generous. He was a fantastic grandfather to our daughter Ashlee. To say he will be missed may well be the ultimate understatement. Todd Noebel, August 28, 2017