Mr. Bolton was a self-employed painter and of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by one daughter, Emily Bronte Bolton of West Paducah; one brother, Tommy Kim Bolton of Benton; two half brothers, Tom Reid Bolton and Michael C. Bolton both of Benton; his mother Peggy Nishiyori and stepfather, Osama Nishiyori of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Reed Bolton and his stepmother, Pearl Sims Bolton.
A funeral service was held Monday, Nov. 19, at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Homer Fletcher officiating. Burial followed at Bolton Cemetery in Symsonia.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Victory Baptist Church, 1020 Smith Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003.