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1631 Church Street
NORFOLK, VA 23504
Phone: 757-622-1085
Fax: 757-624-1508
James Bolton

James Howard Bolton

Saturday, October 14th, 1933 - Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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Mr. James Bolton, age 86, passed away at his home in Virginia Beach, VA, on May 2, 2020.

Born October 14, 1933, in Pecos TX, to his parents Garfield and Ida Mae Bolton. He graduated from Palm Springs high school in 1953 located in Palm Springs, CA. After, high school he attended Orange Coast Junior College for two years where he earned an Associate’s Degree in General Studies. He was a renowned musician who had the opportunity to work with some of the biggest acts of the 1960’s such as B.B King, Ike and Tina Turner and James Brown to name of few. He obeyed the gospel of Jesus Christ 2016 in Newport News, VA and later placed membership at the Inner City church of Christ.

He leaves behind his loving wife Pauline Bolton; Sons, James II( Brittany) James III “J.J.”; (Shanta); Daughters, Chantay Robinson (Henry), Stepchildren Kai Huntley (Todd Sr.), Renee Bright (Dennis), Terry Smith (Sepia), Bryan(Jennifer), Herbert Smith, Jr. (Angela) and Koquise White; Siblings; Terri Bolton (deceased) and Myrtle V. Williams; and a host of grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Psalm 121:1
“I lift up My eyes to the hills. From Where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord who made heaven and earth.”
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  • Visitation

    Monday, May 4th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Monday, May 4th, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1631 Church St
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Service

    Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1631 Church St
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Interment

    Location
    Carver Cemetery
    Address
    2320 E Washington St

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Jerry Harvell

Posted at 11:58am
To the family of Mr. James Bolton, Debra and I send our heartfelt condolences to you. James, in my talks to him said he had a good life, loved his God and welcomed his transition. So let your hearts not be troubled I know you’ll miss him as I will. Love and Peace to you all.
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