William Rollins

William McKinley Rollins Jr.

Saturday, August 27th, 1932 - Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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William McKinley Rollins, Jr. entered his heavenly home on August 22, 2019.

He was born on August 27, 1932 to William and Pearlie Melton Rollins. He retired from Wilsonart International. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving his country proudly. William enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was a member of Meadowbrook Free Will Baptist Church where he served as past Deacon and Trustee.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters, Rosa Mae McAbee and Annie Mae Harris; and brother, Everette Rollins.

William is survived by his loving wife, Betty Rollins; son, Ricky Rollins and wife, Linda; daughter, Cindy Carter and husband, Tim; sisters, Genevie Allen, Edith DeHart, Wyonell Smith, and Peggy Duell; brothers, Gary Rollins and J.L. Rollins; grandchildren, Nicole, Ashley, Amber and Amy; and great grandchildren, Jaden and Ama.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, August 26, 2019 at 6:00pm at Harwood Home for Funerals. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

A private burial will be at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Meadowbrook Free Will Baptist Church, 204 Blue Ridge Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 |
    Monday, August 26th, 2019
    Harwood Home for Funerals
    208 West State St.
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    Immediately following service at the funeral home.
  • Service

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 6:00pm
    Harwood Home for Funerals
    208 West State St.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
    962 Old US 70
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Donations are being accepted for: Meadowbrook Free Will Baptist Church.


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Donna Cator

Posted at 07:14pm
Blessings to you and your family...yours as you meet our heavenly father and your family as they share wonderful memories. Donna Cator

Dennis & Kenitra Higgins

Posted at 04:38pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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H.E. & Nellie Wilkie

Posted at 03:26pm
Cotti and I are sorry to hear about your brother, Gary. Praying for God's comfort and strength for all the family.

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