Carolyn Sue (Lantz) Bolyard, age 71, a resident of Philippi, passed away Sunday May 15, 2022 in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport surrounded by her family. Carolyn was born December 20, 1950 in Philippi, a daughter of the late Denzil and Bernice (Foster) Lantz. Carolyn was united in marriage to her husband of 55 years Hubert Bolyard Jr. who survives at home. Also surviving is daughter, Becky Sue Bolyard of Philippi, her K-9 companions, Roxy and Ginger, and also several nieces and nephews.
Carolyn was preceded in death by sister, Joann Cross, brothers, Ralph David Lantz, Johnny Lantz, Denzil Lee Lantz, and Tom Lantz. Carolyn worked as a counselor and cook for Sugar Creek Children’s Home until their closing and later worked security for Blackheart International. She enjoyed playing softball, she was the pitcher for her team Foxfire and traveled with them where they played. Carolyn enjoyed playing bingo, hunting, fishing, looking for ginseng, knitting, crocheting and making quilts. She enjoyed working in her yard and tending to her flowers, and was very particular with both.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday May 17, from 5-8 pm and on Wednesday May 18, from 8-11 am. Funeral services will be conducted at 11am with Rev. Johnmark Camenga officiating. Interment will follow in the Tacy Crossroads Cemetery.