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John E. Bolin

December 20, 1939 — November 27, 2021

John E. Bolin, 81, of The Plains, died Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Fairfield Medical Center.

Born December 20, 1939 in Athens, he was the son of the late Charles and Clarice Bolin.

He was formerly a transport deputy for the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.

He is survived by two sons, Philip (Paula) Bolin, Michael (Bobbie) Bolin; eight grandchildren, Jessica, Stephanie, Athena, Jennifer, Ashley, Topanga, Stacey, Britney; seven great grandchildren and one on the way; and his companion, Donna Efaw.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Bolin; and an infant son, Greg Bolin.

Friends may call Friday from 10:00 AM to noon at Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home. A private graveside will be in Obetz Cemetery in Obetz.   You may send a message of sympathy to the family at

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Friday, December 3, 2021

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hughes Moquin Funeral Home

168 Morris Avenue, Athens, OH 45701

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