James W. Bolyard passed away on January 14, 2021 in Sarasota, Florida. He was born on March 29, 1943 to the late Lester (Ted) Bolyard and Grace Metheny Bolyard Taylor in Tunnelton, WV.
He is survived by his wife Sharon Bolyard of Liberty, IN, two siblings, Ray (Judy) Bolyard of Charles Town, WV and Susan Bolyard (Jim) Hatcher of Waynesboro, PA, sister-in-law, Lu Bolyard of Kingsport, TN, three stepchildren, Lynda (Tony) Gulley of Liberty, IN, Gregg (Kim) Gillman of Sarasota, FL, Doug (Michele) Gillman of Sarasota, FL, 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his older brother, Bill Bolyard.
Jim proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1964, mainly in Germany. He had a great love for his country. Soon after leaving the service he moved to Liberty, IN. After moving to Liberty, he worked for the post office for 25 years as a rural mail carrier.
Jim will be greatly missed by his family, and at this time no services are planned.