Robert "Bob" Leroy Rollins of Mansfield, Texas, died Dec. 19, 2011, in Mansfield, Texas. He was 72.
Mr. Rollins was born April 12, 1939, in Oshkosh, Neb., to Forrest and Viola Rollins. He graduated from Hotchkiss High School in 1958.
He joined the Air Force in 1959 and served for four years with 13 months in Germany.
Mr. Rollins married Sandra Stoddard on Aug. 12, 1965. They celebrated 32 years of marriage. She preceded him in death in August 1998. He married Mary Franklin in September 2000. She survives.
He was a self-employed welder/mechanic and worked for many companies in Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming and Texas. He enjoyed retirement by traveling in his travel trailer with the Good Sam Club.
Mr. Rollins is survived by his wife, Mary Franklin Rollins of Mansfield, Texas; two daughters and their husbands, Roxanne and Hoss Cartwright, and Rhonda and Jeff Thornton, all of Odessa, Texas; a son, Ralph Rollins and his fiancée, Michelle Mahwart of Big Spring, Texas; three stepdaughters, Teresa Vencil and her husband Greg of League City, Texas, Belinda Curtis and her husband David of Arlington, Texas, and Suzanne Franklin of Odessa, Texas; three brothers and their wives, Larry and Bonnie Rollins of Crawford, Merle and Linda Rollins of Chandler, Ariz., and Jay and Gayle Rollins of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; a sister, Gail Acedo of Hotchkiss; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Services were held Dec. 28 at Sunset Funeral Home in Odessa, Texas.blog comments powered by Disqus