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DR. CLIFFORD ROLLINS Clifford "Doc" Rollins, died August 26, 2013 at his residence in Palm City, Florida. He was born April 11, 1931 in Buckhannon, West Virginia, where he was also raised. He graduated from Buckhannon Upshur High School and went on to attend West Virginia Weslyan College, where he received his Bachelor's Degree. He completed his Masters at Florida Atlantic, and doctorate at West Virginia University. He worked in the Martin County School System until 1993, where he held several different positions as a teacher, principal and assistant superintendent before retirement . He taught and coached at Liberty Union in Baltimore, Ohio and was a college professor at West Virginia Weslyan College in Buckhannon West Virginia. He spent a total of 37 years as an educator. He was a past president of the Boys and Girls Club and was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Elks Lodge, and Kiwanis Club. He enjoyed fishing and other outdoor recreations. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jo Douglas. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Betty; daughter, Becky Hinkle, of Buckhannon, West Virginia; sons Jim and his wife Mary, of Stuart Florida and Tim Rollins of Bellington, West Virginia; brother John Rollins; sister Linda Coyner of Buckhannon, West Virginia; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Clifford loved his family as well as all he came in contact with. A visitation and a gathering of family and friends will be held from 11 AM until 2 PM on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Martin Funeral Home and Crematory , Stuart, Florida Chapel. Funeral arrangements will take place at Poling St. Clair Funeral Home in West Virginia, where burial will also take place. Memorial contributions may be made to Treasure Coast Hospice 1201 SE Indian St., Stuart, FL 34997. Local arrangements are through Martin Funeral home and Crematory, Stuart Florida. An online guestbook is available at
Published in the TC Palm on Aug. 29, 2013
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