More detail on this person: Chief Warrant Officer Jack R. Bolton, U.S. Army Retired passed away October 1, 2007. Jack was born on February 25, 1935, in Portland, Oregon to Orval and Maxine Bolton. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1952 at the age of seventeen after graduating from high school, later transferring to the U.S. Army to become a helicopter pilot, and retired at Fort Sill, Oklahoma after serving his country for thirty years. He proudly served two tours in Viet Nam, earning the Bronze Star and fourteen Air Medals, also serving in England, Japan, and South Korea. After retiring from the Army, he flew in Saudi Arabia, training pilots for the Saudi Arabian Government. He then moved to Alaska to fly tourists and was employed by the Peter Pan Seafood Company. He moved back to Oklahoma City where he lived until his death. After retiring from flying, he started a lawn service company that he operated until a few years ago. Jack was a dedicated friend to all that knew him, and never failed to help his friends in times of need. Although he never had any children of his own, he was lovingly known as Uncle Jack by many of his dear friends and their children. Jack is survived by his brother and his sister-in-law, Clyde and Mary Kay Bolton of California; their children, Clyde Bolton Jr., Rhonda Isman, and her children, TJ and Shelby Isman, also of California. A memorial service will be held at 2PM Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at the Clarence E. Page Building at Wiley Post Airport in Bethany, OK. In lieu of flowers, please contribute a donation to the Viet Nam Veterans Association. We would like to express our thanks to all of you who have been with us through this trying time.
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