Leon Rollins, 85 went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 21 at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis.
Born the six child of James Arlie and Viola (Anderson) Rollins in Arkansas on November 1, 1933.
He is survived by his wife Joyce (Fox), son, Kevin (Liz) Rollins, Florida; daughters: Kim (Tony) Irwin, Alexandria, Cindy Rollins, Evansville; second sons, Randy (Sherri) Stephens, Indianapolis, Danny (Susan) Stephens, Fairmount; grandchildren: Jessica (Derrick) Keller, Kristopher (Emily) Rollins, Sye (Kristen) Clements Amber Clements, Veronica (TJ) Sisneroz, Krissy (Shawn) Smalling, Jonathan Stephens, Cory Stephens and Cortney (Clayton) Stephens; great-grandchildren: Austin, Brandon, Carleigh, Amelia, Owen, Jackson, Noah, last but not least little Ruby Rollins. He is also survived by four siblings, Janice Cockerham, Arkansas, Shirley Rollins, Arkansas, Maudie (Joe) Stillman, Arkansas and C. Lee (Janet) Rollins of Arkansas. He loved his nieces and nephews who are many. We can't leave out his love for his pups, Buddy and Brodie.
Leon was preceded in death by sister, Murial Bates and brothers: Hoover, Troy, Harvey, Paul, and JA Rollins.
Leon served in the US Army and was proud to have served his country. He looked forward to Saturday calls from Kevin along with early morning breakfast and spending time with him when he came up from Florida. He enjoyed making memories with with his daughter Kim on Saturday mornings, going out to eat and their special shopping sprees. Leon was a covenant partner with Family Worship Center in Kokomo. He loved the Lord Jesus and would want that for all his family and friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, June 28, 2019 from 11 AM - 1 PM at the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 415 S. Main Street, Fairmount, Indiana. Funeral service will follow at 1 PM with Pastor James Bradley officiating. Burial will be at Park Cemetery in Fairmount with military rites.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Child's Play Autism Center, 7230 Engle Road, Suite 102, Ft. Wayne, IN 46804 or in care of the funeral home.
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