David Bolling

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David James Bolling, 71, of Pinckneyville, IL, born December 1, 1952, in Granite City, IL, died Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at Jefferson Barracks VA Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Marlene, nee Boyd, Bolling; his brother, Mike Bolling; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ed and Ilene Stephenson.

Surviving are his loving wife of 26 years, Cheryl Beth Bolling, nee Stephenson, whom he married in 1997; five children, Erik (Danielle) Bolling, Jay (Kelly) Pursell, Kyle (Caitlin) Pursell, Jill (Tom) de Larzac, and Angela (Terry) Weis; six grandchildren, Easton, Ella, Grady, Remy, Emmett, and Koa; five siblings, Debbie (Paul) Hoffman, Bob Bolling, Joe Bolling, Steve (Freda) Bolling, and Carol (Tim) Allen; a sister-in-law, Margaret Bolling; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made in memory of his great-niece, Isabel “Taiga” Hughes, to Horizon Academy a special education school, in Roeland Park, KS, in care of Beth Bolling to P.O. Box 122 Pinckneyville, IL 62274 or though Venmo @inmemoryofdavebolling. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

As a final act of kindness, David gifted his body to Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.



2 Comments on David Bolling

Mike Stern said : Guest Report Jan 02, 2024 at 9:23 AM

Dave was my childhood best friend. I Saw him only once in over 20 yeears since childhood at his mother's funeral. I thinkn Dave often, he was a "Best" friend.

  • St. Louis
  • MO
Chris Bergfeld said : Guest Report Dec 15, 2023 at 8:23 PM

Prayers for Beth and all the family during this difficult time.

  • Carbondale
  • IL

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