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Ken Bolton Jr.

November 28, 1947 — June 19, 2023

Ken Bolton Jr.

Ken Bolton, 75, of Farmington, passed away June 19, 2023 at his home.  He was born November 28, 1947, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Kenneth Ray and Genevieve (McGovern) Bolton, Sr. Ken also is preceded in death by fur babies; Tiger, Boots, Scruffy (love of his life, besides Janice), and Zoey. Ken served his country in the United States Air Force,  spending his military career in Europe which he retired from after 20 years and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business.  He also retired from the Missouri Department of Corrections as a Store Keeper from the Farmington Correctional Center. In his spare time, he enjoyed long trips on his motorcycle, woodworking, buying new cars and fishing.  Ken was a big teddy bear and truly loved his family, pets and the children at St. Jude.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Janice Lynn (Kirkpatrick) Bolton; and fur baby, Kala; siblings, Dr. Michael (Bernedette) Bolton and Katherine (Dr. Harold) Addington.  Ken was loved by his family and many friends and will be missed by all who knew him.

Visitation will be held at C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Wednesday, June 21, 2023, from 4:00 PM until the time of service at 7:00 PM.  Aaron Sutton will be officiating.  Entombment will take place at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, with full military honors.  Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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