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Ralph Bolin

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. -- Ralph D. Bolin, 82, of Temple Terrace, native of York County, S.C. and son of the late William "Will" Bolin and Carrie Elizabeth Brannon Bolin, ended his earthly journey on Feb. 11, 2008.

He was preceded in death by his seven brothers and sisters. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Marie B. Bolin; children, Gilda Butler, Rodney Bolin, Ralph Bolin and Christine Bolin; grandchildren, Marie, Emily and Alisha; great-grandchildren, Felicity and Kirsten; sister, Shirley Jacobs of Rock Hill, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bolin was an Army veteran serving in the Philippines during WWII. His working career included plumbing, pipefitting and well drilling.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4207 E. Lake Ave., Tampa, Fla. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Special thanks to the Gold Team at LifePath Hospice and to the entire staff at Delta Healthcare Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609. Words of comfort may be expressed at