Richard Bolig

Obituary of Richard Bruce Bolig

Mr. Richard Bruce Bolig, age 85, a resident of Auburndale, Florida passed away Monday, November 27, 2023 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Lakeland surrounded by his family. Mr. Bolig was born January 17, 1938 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania to William Kraft and Mary Emma (Grasse) Bolig. He retired after 47 years as a Truck Driver where he worked for many companies and had his own truck at one time. Richard was a Polk County resident since 2004 coming from Pennsylvania. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a member of Gateway Assembly of God Church in Auburndale. He enjoyed building model boats & airplanes, painting and loved to spend time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother – William Donald; 3 sisters – Mary, Martha & Jeanne and grandson – Nicholas. Richard is survived by his loving family, wife – Virginia “Ginny” Holaday of Auburndale, Florida; 2 sons – Randy (Paula) Bolig of Lakeland, Florida and Andrew “Andy” (Ami) Bolig of Lakeland, Florida; 2 daughters – Sandra (Eric) Bacon of Lakeland, Florida and Bobbie Jean Bolig of Topton, Pennsylvania; 4 stepchildren – Becky Bowlin of Auburndale, Florida, Jamie (Connie) Holaday of Ohio, Butch (Vickie) Holaday of Ocala, Florida and Robbie Holaday of Panama City, Florida; brother – Paul Bolig of Quakertown, Pennsylvania; 10 grandchildren – Tony, Jessica, Cortney, Kaylyn, Alex, Austyn, Misty, Jason, Rachel and Christy; 12 great grandchildren – Owen, Riley, Jocelyn, Annie, Zack, Harley, Jordan, Logan, Sara, Allen, Logan and Landen.     

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