PETERSBURG, VA 23803-4220
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Joe W. Bolden

May 16, 1943 - September 14, 2012

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Mr. Joe Willie Bolden, 69, of Petersburg, VA, was called to rest on Friday, September 14, 2012 at 3:30 A.M. at Golden Living Center-Battlefield Park, Petersburg, VA.

Joe was born on May 16, 1943 in Proctor, Arkansas, to the proud parents, James J. Bolden, Sr. and Etta A. Bolden. He was preceded in death by his father, James J. Bolden, Sr.; a son, James J. Bolden and his brothers, Richard Bolden, Willie Kemp Bolden and Ralph Edward Bolden.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Carolyn L. J. Bolden of Petersburg, VA; two devoted daughters, Jewel L. Munford (Juan), Evangelist Yolanda B. Scott (Rev. Nathaniel Scott); seventeen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; devoted mother, Etta A. Bolden of California; four sisters, Idell Lee of Prince George County, VA, Catherine Morris and Donna L. Bolden both of California and Maxine Tibbetts of North Carolina; three brothers, Leroy James Bolden of California, Gerald Bolden of Petersburg, VA and Robert Bolden, Detroit, MI; one sister-in-law, Frances Carpenter of Chicago, Illinois and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A special thanks to Southside Regional Medical Center and Golden Living Center-Battlefield Park, Petersburg, VA.

A private funeral service will be held for Mr. Joe Bolden.

Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. Bolden at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.