Paul E. Rolls, 79, of Litchfield, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at home with his family by his side.
He was born June 21, 1933 in Waverly, N.Y., the son of the late Glenn and Phebie Armstrong Rolls. Paul worked for several years at American LaFrance, Remington Rand, and retired from Gutierrez Machine. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Paul enjoyed woodworking, camping, was a musician with the Valley Ranch Boys, playing at several local establishments, and was a former country radio personality. He was a long-time member of the Sayre Christian Church.
He is predeceased by sisters Leona Rolls McCreary and Doris Rolls Parks, and sons-in-law Thomas R. Evans and Keary B. Cole.
Paul is survived by his wife of 61 years Shirley Rolls at home; children Kathi (David) Hunsinger of Litchfield, Paula (Joe) Kraus of Athens, Terry (Johnny) Hunsinger of Milan and Kelly (Ed) Seeley of Waverly, N.Y.; grandchildren Cricket Merrill Beers, Kevin (Michelle) Merrill, Kyle Cole (Nicole Smith), David (Amy) Hunsinger, Tawnya (Jason) Broyles, David Kraus, Chris (Heather) Hunsinger, Jason (Lori) Hunsinger, and Chris (Candis) Seeley; great-grandchildren Logann and Dylan Beers, Cassandra and Kendra Merrill, Kyla Jane Cole, Alex and Aidan Hunsinger, Megan and Crystal Blade, Natasha Root, Mason Broyles, Adam, Brandon, and Caleb Hunsinger, and Josh and Courtney Hunsinger; several great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may call from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 225 South Main St., Athens. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. David Garshaw from Sayre Christian Church officiating. Graveside services will be held at Orange Hill Cemetery immediately following the funeral services with the Rev. James Donahoo officiating. Memorial donations may be made in Paul's memory to Greater Valley EMS, 904 N. Lehigh Ave., Sayre, PA 18840.
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