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Saturday, May 22, 2021

Obituary - Ronald Wilmot Bolin, Sr.

Ronald Wilmot Bolin, Sr., age 67, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Thursday, May 20, 2021, at his home. He was born on September 9, 1953, in Ft. Scott, the son of Wilmot “Sandy” Bolin and Mildred Barrett Bolin. 

He graduated from Ft. Scott high school. Ron worked his entire life as a mechanic and salvage yard owner. His passion was racing. Ron raced stock cars from the early 70’s until 2018. He made many friends through his years racing. He loved anything mechanical as well as animals. He was a hard-working man who would help anyone in need.

Survivors include his mother, Mildred Bolin, Ft. Scott; 4 sons, Brian Bolin, Ron Bolin, Jr. and wife Brooke, Brandon Hall, and Blake Bolin, all of Ft. Scott; 2 daughters, Megan Bolin and Kristen hall and husband Derek, all of Ft. Scott; 2 sisters, Connie Broyles, and Patty Frye and husband Jimmy; 7 grandchildren, Caden, Dylann, Raegan, KaMiya, Anthony, Trae, and Tyce; significant other, Vanessa Hershey; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 2 daughters, Patricia Marie Bolin, and Michella Lynn Bolin; 2 brothers, Bobby McClenahan, and Ralph Van Winkle; and his father.

Rob Music will conduct funeral services at 10:00 AM Thursday, May 27th, at the Ft. Scott Nazarene Church. Burial will follow in the Prescott Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 Wednesday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Ron Bolin Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at