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James Bolton

James BoltonA visitation with the family and friends of James Robert Bolton, age 77 of Mount Vernon, will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Tall Tree Clubhouse on Lake Cypress Springs. A celebration of his life will be conducted from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at the Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home in Dallas.
Mr. Bolton was born Sept. 12, 1934 in Evergreen, Ala. He served in the Air Force and graduated from North Texas State University prior to working for Texas Instruments. He joined Wylie Electronics and moved to California in 1983. He retired from Arrow Electronics in 2001 as Senior Vice-President of Marketing/Sales and moved to Texas.
He died Sunday, July 1 in Plano.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Phillips Bolton of Mount Vernon;  his children, Rodney Trent Bolton of Suprise, Ariz., Jessica and Ryan Lossner of Escondido, Calif., and Michelle Bolton of Dallas; four grandchildren, and four siblings, Larry Bolton, Linda and Chris Curran, Sandy Ross, and Claudia and Al Brown.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of James Bolton for new equipment for the South Franklin County Volunteer Fire Department, c/o First National Bank Account #1301845, P.O. Box 909, Mount Vernon, Tex., 75457.