George Gonzalo Rollo
May 16, 1933 - October 17, 2021
In the early morning hours of Sunday, October 17, 2021, George Gonzalo Rollo, age 88, of Marion, went home to be with the Lord. He was born on May 16, 1933, in Dade County, Florida, to the late John and Blanca Rivero Rollo.
George was a member of Rocky Pass Free Will Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon, Sunday school teacher and choir member. He was known for his great sense of humor. George was a member of the Gideon's and formerly owned Marion Office Machines. He enjoyed wood working, traveling and camping, but his greatest joy was spending time with his wife and family.
George is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Betty Rollo; two children, Dean Rollo (Sherry) and Diane Bruce (Bob); his twin brother, Mario Rollo, and one sister, Sophia DeMoss. Also surviving George are seven grandchildren, Amanda Rollo (Ed Arnaldo), Anna Thomas (JT), Abigail Alewine (Joe), Holly Laughridge, Montgomery -Lee Bruce, Scarlett Bruce and Jack Bruce; two great-grandchildren, Carson and Ryan Talbert.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., at Rocky Pass Free Will Baptist Church, with Reverends Alan Sailors and Bobby Sheehan officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., at the church, one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service at Rocky Pass Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers those wishing to make a donation in George's memory are asked to consider Gideons International.
Beam Funeral Service & Crematory is assisting the Rollo family. For further information and/or to sign the online guestbook, please visit our website, www.beamfuneralservice.com
, or call (828) 559-8111.
Published by The McDowell News from Oct. 19 to Oct. 21, 2021.