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Pine Crest Funeral Home & Pine Crest Cemetery

1939 Dauphin Island Pkwy, Mobile, AL

OBITUARY

William Dunn Bolling Jr.

July 11, 1956February 11, 2020

William Dunn Bolling, Jr., born July 11, 1956 and a lifelong resident of Mobile and Baldwin Counties, passed away the morning of Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at age 63. "Billy" Bolling was preceded in death by his parents, Judge William "Bill" Bolling and Laurie M. Bolling; his sister Ginny Bolling; his father- and mother-in-law Rea Schuesler and Patricia C. Schuessler. He leaves behind his wife Becky Bolling; his two children: Annie Bolling and Trey Bolling, who was recently married to Katie Norris Bolling; his sisters Cathy Ramey and Libby Hamner, who is married to Jimmy Hamner of Tuscaloosa. Other relatives include nieces Missy Miller, Grace Schuessler, Katie Hamner and nephews J.C Miller and Jim Hamner. Billy was a wonderful father who enjoyed spending time with his family, particularly on his boat. He was a voracious reader who enjoyed cooking (especially when done low and slow), spending time with the family dogs, the beaches of Perdido Key, and was an avid sports fan with a large love for the Alabama Crimson Tide and New Orleans Saints. He will be dearly missed by his family. Visitation will take place from 9-11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 17th at Pine Crest Funeral Home, 1939 Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile, AL 36605, with funeral services to be held at Pine Crest at 11 a.m., with internment to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Billy can be made to Fairhope Public Library (251) 928.7483, Fairhope Public Library, Attn: Memorial Contribution, 501 Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope, AL 36532.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 17, 2020

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Cathy Ramey

February 14, 2020

Thank you, Ed, for the loving message. It was beautiful. Most of what I remember from our childhood is you and Billy always being covered head to toe in mud. I also remember that y’all would be hidden away somewhere when I was trying to corral Billy for supper. Every day it took him about 20 minutes to answer my increasingly frantic calls,. I suspected him of waiting on purpose to answer. Eventually he told me that he liked to ‘get me’ by making me wait before y’all appeared with grins on your face.

I miss him.

Cathy (Billy’s sister)

Edward Smith

February 13, 2020

I'm very sorry Becky, Libby, and Cathy. Trey and Annie, your dad was so proud of you both. He never failed to update me on all your accomplishments. I'm sorry for your loss and hope happier memories will be what remain. Godspeed to Billy. He was my lifelong friend and I will miss him.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY