Jeremy Russell Boldman, age 28 of Russellville, Ohio died Sunday, June 24, 2012 at his residence. He was valedictorian of Peebles High School class of 2002, he earned his bachelors degree in 2005 from Shawnee State University, his masters degree from the University of Dayton and a masters degree in Theology from the Andersonville Theological Seminary. Jeremy was a teacher for the Southern State Community College, a pastor for the Island Creek United Methodist Church in Manchester, Ohio and an Eagle Scout. He was born February 15, 1984 in Portsmouth, Ohio the son of Russell and Gail (Palmer) Boldman of Peebles, Ohio. Jeremy was an amazing man of God who always had a smile to share, a hug to give or words of comfort. He has fought the good fight and been welcomed into the arms of Jesus. “Well done good and faithful servant.”
In addition to his parents, Mr. Boldman is survived by his wife of six years - Heather (Klump) Boldman, whom he married May 20, 2006; one son – Isaac Andrew Boldman; one sister – Lindsey Berry and husband Clint of Sardinia, Ohio; one niece – Camilla Berry; maternal grandparents – Dr. William and Clair Hetzel of Flemingsburg, Kentucky; paternal grandparents – Johnny and Clarice Boldman of Peebles, Ohio; father-in-law – Mark Klump and wife Karen of Russellville, Ohio; one brother-in-law – Adam Klump of Deer Park, Ohio and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law – Helen Klump.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, June 29, 2012 at the Red Oak Presbyterian Church, 5754 Cemetery Road, Ripley, Ohio. Rev. Adam Buckler will officiate. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the church. Interment will be in the Red Oak Cemetery near Ripley, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to the Jeremy Boldman Children Educational Fund c/o any First State Bank location.
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