CHARDON — Gordon Walter Boling, age 62, of North Bloomfield, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly in the ER at Geauga Hospital in Chardon, Ohio, on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.
Gordon graduated from High School in Jefferson, Ohio, in 1969. He served in the U.S. ARMY during Vietnam and was Honorably Discharged in 1976.
He worked at many trades early in Life and Loved living in Medford, Ore., and California. He also enjoyed his Hot Rods and drag racing at Thompson Drag Strip where he won many Trophies. He spent over 30 years Driving the Rigs hauling everything across the U.S.A. and Canada. He received many awards during his career as a Truck Driver. He was Unmatchable at his ability to get the job done. The people he met while on the job were his extended family whom he spoke highly of.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on August 13, 1951, to the Late Roscoe A. and Dorcas L. (Wallace) Boling. Gordon married Jacquelyn L. Wilt on Nov. 19, 1993.
During the last 20 years of Gordon's life, he Experienced and Enjoyed the Blessings of a Large Family. Gordon was Blessed to have been the Proud Father of 2 Children. All who knew Gordon knew how Proud he was of his Children and Grand-children! He Loved them greatly.
Surviving Gordon is his wife; His first born, a daughter, Lydia Boling, age 18, a Freshman at Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio; and His second born, a son, Ross Boling, age 16, a Junior at Bloomfield High School. Gordon took upon himself 5 Step-children upon marrying Jacque. Jeff and Jodi Brown and son's, Dustin and Daniel, of Evington Va., Scott Brown and son's, Scotty and Christopher, of Andover, Ohio, Andrea Boling and son's, Jacob and Joseph, of Euclid, Ohio, Sophronia and Tom Liplin and their daughter’s, Tammy, Scarlett, Josephine and 1 son, Norman, (plus one on the way) of Conneaut, Ohio, and Crystal and Chad Pequignot and their children, Haley and Cole, of North Bloomfield, Ohio; A Sister, Carol Bean and Family; A Brother, Howard Boling and Family; Aunt Agnus Boling and Family of Tennessee; and Great Aunt Ruth and Doctor V. A. Motley of Virginia.
Gordon was preceded in death by his Parents, Roscoe and Dorcas Boling; Sister, Elizabeth "Kitten" Boling; and niece, Beth Deis.
The Family would like to Thank Everyone for their kind words and loving support.
Funeral Services will be officiated by Pastor Jody Baker at the PAINE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 140 E. Main St., Orwell, Ohio 44076, Friday, Nov. 1st., at 10 a.m. followed by U.S. Military Honors and Internment at Union Cemetery in Rock Creek, Ohio, alongside of his Parents.
Visitation will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31st., at the FUNERAL HOME.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Family at the Funeral Home.
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