Eugene William Rollins(1946 - 2012)

Eugene William
3/10/1946 - 12/26/2012

Eugene William Rollins passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, due to a sudden illness. He was born on March 10, 1946, in Medford, Mass., and spent his childhood years in Concord, N.H. He met his wife Joyce Hammond Rollins while in the Air Force stationed in Germany. After being discharged, he and Joyce moved back to NH to raise their family. They moved to Lake of the Pines in 1985. After retiring in 2010, Gene and Joyce enjoyed traveling around the country in their motor home visiting family and friends along the way. Gene was an avid football fan, loved roaming the back roads in his Jeep, and restoring vintage cars.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce; his brother, Tom; his children, Matt and Naomi (and grandchild on the way), Travis and Amrita, and his grandson Naryan.
An Open House celebration of his life will be held January 26, 2013 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Fireside Room of the Veterans' Hall in Auburn. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Veterans Project.

Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Jan. 13, 2013