Rowland Parks Bolton, Jr.

Published 9:46 am Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Rowland Parks Bolton, Jr., age 69, of Bainbridge, Georgia, passed away Sunday, August 7th, 2022.

The Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, August 15, 2022, at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Gerald A. Little and Reverend John Erthein officiating. Due to the ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, those attending are asked to maintain the recommended safe social distancing of six feet and/or wear protective masks in accordance with the State of Georgia guidelines.

Online visitors may sign the guest register at  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 7067, Bainbridge, GA 39818.

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Buster was born September 22, 1952, in Bainbridge, Georgia, the son of Rowland Parks Bolton and Haidee Thompson Bolton. He graduated Bainbridge High School with the class of 1970 and received his Bachelors of Business Administration and Insurance from the University of Georgia. Upon graduation he earned his certification as a Certified Insurance Counselor and joined his father in the family business, Callahan Insurance Agency, until his retirement in 2019. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and especially his piney woods. A member and Elder of First Presbyterian Church, Buster was also a Past President of Bainbridge Rotary Club.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Carroll Ricketson Bolton; his son, Parks Bolton of Bainbridge, Ga.; his daughter, Sarah T. Bolton of Washington D.C.; his sisters, Haidee “Prissy” Wilkin and her husband, Lawson, of Bainbridge, Ga., Adene “Deanie” Waldrop and her husband, Harry, of Atlanta, Ga., and Florence “Beaver” Dollar and her husband, Clifford, of Bainbridge, Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Buster was preceded in death by his parents.