Charles "Buddy" Fisher Bolt

February 11, 1937 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 83)


Charles “Buddy” Fisher Bolt, 83, of Statesville, passed away, Sunday June 14, 2020 at Autumn Care of Statesville.

Buddy was born February 11, 1937 in Iredell County and was the son of the late Charles Adolphus Bolt and Margaret Catherine Fisher Bolt. He attended Statesville City Schools and was a faithful member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. He was retired from Iredell Memorial Hospital, where he worked for over 40 years. Buddy was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and participated in Special Olympics. In his spare time, Buddy loved bowling with his “Happy Wheeler” bowling team, watching his favorite football teams (Washington Redskins & Carolina Panthers), his westerns and painting. Fishing was a favorite pastime with his brother, Daniel.

He is survived by two nieces, Debra L. Bolt-Rust (Randall) and Sandra Bolt (Warren Weeks) both of Tallahassee, FL; four great nieces and nephews, Samuel (Arlington, VA), Gabriel, Mary Ruth and Charles Rust, Tallahassee, FL. He is also survived by several cousins, Mary Deaton of Statesville and Lura Deaton McMurray of Mt. Pleasant, SC and William, James, John G. and Elizabeth, children of Lura; cousins, Johnny Bolt and Julie Bolt of New York City, NY. Buddy is preceded in death by one brother, Daniel Lawson Bolt.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Oakwood Cemetery with Pastor Ernie Sheldon officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 740 N. Center St., Statesville, NC 28677 and online condolences may be made to the family at

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Graveside Service
June 20, 2020

2:00 PM
Oakwood Cemetery
114 Oakwood Dr.
Statesville, NC 28677


St. John's Lutheran
740 N. Center St., Statesville NC 28677

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