James Robert "Bob" Boltin Sr.

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James Robert "Bob" Boltin, Sr., a native of Augusta, Ga and resident of Gonzales, LA passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the age of 78. Bob graduated from Richmond County Military Academy in Augusta, GA and also attended LSU and University of Tennessee. He was a retired State Farm Agent of 33 years. Bob was an active member in all Lay Ministries in his Church Parishes. Throughout his lifetime he was a draftsman for the LA Highway Department and Design Engineer for Dupont. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing, traveling and was an avid genealogist. Bob was a competitive dancer and instructor at Arthur Murray's Dance Studio. Bob is survived by his loving wife, Wilhelmina "Billie" Bezee Boltin; daughters, Christine Boltin Dornier, Michele Boltin Steib (Lucien), Sherry Boltin Waguespack (Jesse), and Sandy Boltin Roussel (Todd-ZB); sons, James R. "Rob" Boltin, Jr. (Carrie), and Jay R. Boltin (Ann);grandchildren, Anthony and Rebecca Dornier; Ross, Jamie Steib Woolson, Brett and Michael Steib; Brian, Monique Waguespack Mapes and Tony Waguespack; Troy, Brennon, Adam, and Shea Roussel; Chase, Cash, Annie, and Jonas Boltin; Grace Boltin; and 16 great-grandchildren. Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Eugene H. and Pearl C. Kearse Boltin; brother, H. Grady Boltin, sister-in-law, Betty Ivey Boltin; sister, Nona Pearl Boltin; and son-in-law, Keith Dornier. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Ourso Funeral Home of Gonzales from 5pm until 8 pm. Visitation will resume on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church from 8am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10am. Interment will follow at White Hall Community Cemetery. Rob Boltin, Jay Boltin, Ross Steib, Troy Roussel, Brian Waguespack, Anthony Dornier, and Chase Boltin will serve as pallbearers. Grace Boltin will serve as honorary pallbearer. The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff and doctors at the Carpenter House for their compassion and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Carpenter House (https://www.stjosephhospicefoundation.org/donations.php). To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.oursofh.com. Ourso Funeral Home of Gonzales is in charge of arrangements.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 12 to Nov. 15, 2017
James Robert Boltin
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