Jay Bolton Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts and deep sorrow that we share the news of the passing of a beloved member, Past Fire Chief T. Jay Bolton. Jay’s legacy within the CVFC (Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company) spans nearly four decades, marked by unwavering commitment, exemplary leadership, and steadfast service. His contributions have left an indelible mark on our organization. Jay’s dedication to CVFC extended beyond the frontlines.
Over the course of his illustrious 39-year tenure, he held various administrative positions, including President, Board of Director, and Treasurer. His administrative acumen and tireless efforts were invaluable in ensuring the smooth operation and growth of our fire company. Jay’s fire service journey was marked by his willingness to learn and lead. He served as a fireline officer under numerous Chiefs, demonstrating his commitment to continuous improvement and his dedication to the safety of our community.
Jay’s legacy reached its zenith when he held the esteemed rank of Fire Chief for a remarkable five years. During his tenure, he steered our fire company with wisdom, integrity, and an unwavering commitment to our mission. As we come to terms with the loss of a true leader and friend, Jay’s dedication and service to CVFC will be deeply missed. The void left by his passing is felt not only within our organization but within the entire community he served selflessly.
To commemorate and celebrate Jay’s life, we will hold a service and celebration of life at the Cecilton Fire House on October 14th. Additional details regarding this gathering will be shared once they are finalized. In honoring Jay’s memory, let us remember the enduring impact of his leadership, the selflessness of his service, and the kindness of his spirit. His legacy will continue to inspire us as we carry forward the torch of commitment, dedication, and unwavering service that he so exemplified throughout his life. Jay’s memory will forever be cherished within the CVFC family and the community he touched.