Charles D. Bolton, 85, of Burlington, died Tuesday October 10, 2017 in Cooperstown, NY.
Charles was born on December 3, 1931 in Burlington the son of the late Harold and Marie Hull Bolton.
He married the love of his life, Elizabeth Morin on November 14, 1959 in Burlington, where they remained life long residents, enjoying their wonderful neighbors and friends. He was a member and Trustee of the Burlington Green Baptist Church, and was the Burlington Green Cemetery caretaker. For many years he could be counted on to do anything the church or cemetery needed him to do.
Charles took great pride in running his farm, The Cloverleaf Farm, until his retirement. He was an avid bowler participating for over 50 years. In addition, he was a founding member of the Burlington Flats Fish and Game Club, and was a Town Councilman for the Town of Burlington. Remembered as a family man, Charles could be found making maple syrup with his children, and grandchildren, as well as hunting with his family. He loved animals, and had many dogs, and cats, most recently his beloved cat Snoopy.
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Dean (Colleen) Bolton, Cindy (Robert) Cornnell, Dawn (Marty) Slentz, Lisa (Russell) McCall, Scott (Jennifer) Bolton. Eleven grandchildren Amanda (Matt) Brizzell, Caleb Bolton, Joseph Santiago, Stefanie Cornnell, Jordan Cornnell, Dante Cornnell, Nickolas Slentz, Rachel Slentz, Shelby McCall, Justin McCall, Maxwell Bolton, Sam Bolton. Two great grandchildren Charles and Elizabeth Brizzell. His in laws, Dorothy Bolton, Mary (Milt) Anson, Anna (Jack) Reed, and Nancy Myers, and his many nieces and nephews.
Charles was pre deceased by his wife Elizabeth, his siblings Rebecca Bolton, Virginia Gillin, Audrey Skubitz, Rovello Bolton, Bruce Bolton, and Albert Bolton.
Funeral services will be 11:00am Sunday October 15th at the First Baptist Church of Burlington in Burlington Green with Pastor Barry Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Burlington Green Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 4:00-7:00 PM on Saturday October 14th at the Delker and Terry Funeral Home 30 South Street Edmeston, NY. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Burlington Green Cemetery Association in loving memory of Charles. Arrangements are by NYS Licensed Funeral Director David Delker at the Delker and Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston. To send condolences, visit www.Delkerterryfuneralhome.com, or on Facebook at Delker and Terry Funeral Home.