Celebration of Life services will be 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel, with Pastor Lonny Robbins officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. The funeral service will be live-streamed through the funeral home website.
Al was born June 21, 1946 in Corbin, Ky. to Anna and Blaine Bolton. He was a graduate of Corbin High School. Al married Pat Dalton on Jan. 13, 1970. He was a long time insurance salesman and branch manager. He attended Lamar Church and was part of the founding members of Trinity Fellowship in Pampa and also attended Briarwood Fellowship Church in Pampa. He was a faithful Christian who put God first and passed those values onto his family and community. Al loved for his family to visit often. He was referred to as “Peepaw” by all his grandchildren.
He was an upstanding member of Hidden Hills Senior Golf Association. He often thought of the men he played with as brothers rather than friends. Al will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and a great-great-grandfather, brother, friend and advice giver. He will be missed greatly by all those who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Pat; and his parents, Anna and Blaine Bolton.
Survivors include his brother Eugene Bolton and wife Ruby of Corbin; two sons, Blaine Bolton and wife Leslie of White Deer and Shane Kotara and wife Laurraine, of Houston; grandchildren, Tiffany and husband Jerrad Reames, Taylor and husband Cade Ferguson, Mikayle Bolton, Colton Fincher, Jennifer Kotara, Colby Dennis, Danielle Kotara; five great-grandchildren, Chase Voss, Maciee Voss, Jenny Quizenberry, Paisley Ferguson and Colt Ferguson; one great-great-grandson, Milo Holloway; and daughter, Tena Kotara.
Memorials can be sent to Hidden Hills Senior Golf Association or a favorite charity.
The family will receive friends at the family residence.