Created September 2, 2014
- This eternal flame burns forever
- in remembrance of Edwin "Bo" David Bolliera -
Edwin "Bo" David Bolliera
Born: March 16, 1945
Died: July 17, 2014
Edwin David Bolliera, age 69, of Malvern moved into his heavenly home on Thursday evening July 17,2014.
Edwin (Bo, as he was better known) was born in Prescott, AR to Ernest David and Hazel Urrey Bolliera.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father, sister Jeannie Billingsley and brother Mickey Billingsley.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hilburn Bolliera; daughter, Melissa Bolliera of Newport;
sons, Kirk Bolliera of Benton and Eddie Bolliera of Newport;
step daughters, Nita Chadwick (Steve) and Kristi Purifoy; grandchildren, Jenna McKiddy (Jeremy),
Schantz Flores (Sara), Riley Chadwick, Connor Pelton, Grace, Kane and Macy Purifoy and
Darah and Violet Bolliera;
two sisters, Ernestine Starkey of Benton and Janet Foster of Bryant;
brothers, Roger Urrey (Kathleen), Dan Billingsley (Brenda), Ricky Billingsley all of Benton,
Jerry Bollyer (Sherry) of Texas and Royce and Ted Bolliera of Texarkana and
sister-in-law, Marsha Billingsley of Haskell.
Plus many nieces and nephews and friends from all walks of life.
Edwin is of the Baptist Faith and a 32nd degree Mason, member of Rockport #58 Lodge of Malvern
and Benton #34 Free and accepted Masons. He is a member in good standing
in the Valley of Little Rock Orient of Arkansas (Scottish Rite of Freemasonry).
Edwin "Bo" was employed at Alcoa for 28 years and was a ceramic tile setter and builder.
He was a member of the Ouachita Rambling Sams traveling Campers and member of the
Hippie Holler Hunting club. He loved to hunt, fish, go to country dances and play dominoes with his friends.
Visitation was Sunday, July 20 from 7:00-9:00pm at Regency Funeral Home.
Graveside Service was held Monday, July 21 at 10:00am at Hunter's Chapel Cemetery
with Masonic Rites.
A Celebration Of Life Service will be held immediately following at Hunter's Chapel Church on Highway 9.
Pallbearers Craig Young, Johnny Ray, Jewell Dean Walker, Trey Foster, Kent McVey, Carlton Billingsley and Daniel Flores.
Honorary Pallbearer will be Cletus Overton.
The family would like to convey a very special blessing to the nurses, aides, and staff at
Arbor Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation for the outstanding compassion and care which they
provided over the last 148 days. Memorials may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Malvern
or to the Church or charitable organization of choice.
Arrangements are by Regency Funeral Home.
You may sign the guest book at www.regencyfuneralhome.com.
Sign Bo's Guest Book
Dedicated to Edwin "Bo" David Bolliera!
Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.
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