November 25, 2020
James K. Bolin, Jr., age 78, of West Point, MS, passed away Monday, November 22, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Desoto, MS. Graveside services will be Friday, November 27, 2020, at 11:00 AM at Beersheba Cemetery with Rev. Byron Benson officiating. Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home & Crematory 903 College St. location is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Bolin was born February 22, 1942, in Artesia, MS, to the late James K. and Mae Taylor Bolin, Sr. He was a graduate of Lee High School and East Mississippi Community College receiving a vocational technology degree as a tool and die maker. Mr. Bolin worked for United Technologies and Sanderson Plumbing and was a member of East End Baptist Church where he served as a former deacon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Beaty Bolin. Survivors include his wife, Jean McClanahan Bolin of West Point, MS; son, Jimmy Bolin and his wife Missy of Columbus, MS; daughters, Susan Bolin Boykin of West Point, MS and Angie Dawkins and her husband Billy of Columbus, MS; and grandchildren, Hunter Bolin and his wife Cat, Mary Beth Boykin, Jenna Kate Boykin, Brooke Dawkins and Jessica Balli and her husband Brandon. Memorials may be made to East End Baptist Church, P.O. Box 8480, Columbus, MS, 39705.