Ronald D. Boulden, Sr.
Mr. Ronald D. Boulden, Sr., age 71, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Glenville, died on Monday, November 1, 2010, at Christiana Hospital.
A native Delawarean, Mr. Boulden was born in Wilmington on January 13, 1939, son of the late Freal H. Boulden, Sr. and Mary E. Douglas Boulden, and proudly served his country in the US Coast Guard Reserves. He was employed as a professional truck driver with the former Crowell Corporation in Newport for 22 years until his retirement in 1999. Previously, he worked for Artesian Water for 7 years.
Active in his community, Mr. Boulden was a Lifetime Member (55 years) of Mill Creek Fire Company. In his leisure hours, he greatly enjoyed bowling, playing horseshoes, and cheering for his favorite team, the Phillies.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Alice M. Parsons Boulden; children, Louise Race (Bob) of Wilmington, James Allen (Kathy) of Lake Mary, FL, Mary E. Harvey of Woodcrest, Alice M. Lang (Ed) of Wilmington, and Ronald D. Boulden, Jr. (Dawn) of Wilmington; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Friday, November 5, 2010, in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 1 pm. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mill Creek Fire Company, P.O. Box 5034, 3900 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE, 19808 (302-998-8911).
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