William "Bill" Rolland

Monday, July 15, 2013

William "Bill" Rolland, 76, of Monette passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013. He was born Nov. 28, 1936, in Searcy to the late William and Alice Pearce Rolland. Bill worked and retired from R&K Qualls Farms. He was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and collected marbles and arrowheads.

Survivors include his children and their spouses, Debbie and Steve Morrison of Jonesboro, Ricky and Connie Rolland, Lisa Fletcher, all of Monette, and Scott and Whitney Rolland of Leachville; his siblings, Glen Rolland, Larry Rolland and Patsy Redding, all of Monette, Freda Vaughn of Montrose, Mich., Shirley Johnson of Muncie, Ind., Dwayne "Jack" Rolland of Festus, Mo., Fred Rolland of Ocala, Fla., Benny Rolland of Farragut, Tenn., and Jerry Rolland of Nixa, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, J.J. Davis, Phillip Davis, Tyler Rolland, Mandy Guiltner, Brad Jeffers, Brittney Lemmons, Casey Shepard, Whitlee Adams, Will Rolland, Brock Rolland and Kai Rolland and 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and other family.

He was also preceded in death by a half-sister, Lovetrice Helms, and a half-brother, Kenneth Rolland.

A celebration of his life was held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, at the Gregg Funeral Home in Monette with Rev. Rusty Bird officiating. Burial followed at Macey Cemetery near Monette. Visitation was Friday from 1 p.m. until time of service at the Gregg Funeral Home in Monette.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were Phillip Davis, J.J. Davis, Tyler Rolland, Brad Jeffers, Will Rolland and Wyeth Spikes. Honorary pallbearers were Wade Spikes and Brock Rolland.

Online registry: www.mcnabbfuneralhomes.com