Death Notice: Alton E. Rollins Obituary 2024

Obituary: Alton E. Rollins, Beloved Husband and Father

Obituary: Alton E. Rollins, Beloved Husband and Father

Posted: May 16

A Life Well-Lived

Alton E. Rollins, a man known for his unwavering love for his family, tireless work ethic, and unwavering commitment to his community, passed away peacefully on May 16, surrounded by his loved ones.

Alton was born in a small town in Maine in 1935. He grew up in a loving and supportive family, where he learned the values that would guide his life: hard work, kindness, and compassion.

After graduating high school, Alton joined the United States Army, where he served with distinction. He saw combat during the Korean War and was awarded several medals for his bravery and dedication.

A Devoted Family Man

After returning home from the war, Alton met the love of his life, Mary. They married in 1960 and spent the next 62 years together, raising a beautiful family and creating a home filled with love and laughter.

Alton was a devoted husband and father. He worked tirelessly to provide for his family and ensure their well-being. He was always there for his children, offering guidance, support, and unconditional love.

Alton’s grandchildren brought immense joy to his life. He cherished spending time with them, sharing stories, playing games, and making memories that will last a lifetime.

A Respected Community Member

Alton’s dedication extended beyond his family. He was an active member of his community, volunteering his time to various organizations and causes.

He served as a volunteer firefighter for over 20 years, responding to countless emergencies and helping to keep his community safe.

Alton was also a member of the local Lions Club, where he worked on projects to benefit the less fortunate and improve the lives of his fellow citizens.

A Legacy of Love and Service

Alton E. Rollins was a man who lived a life filled with purpose and meaning. He will be remembered for his unwavering love for his family, his tireless work ethic, and his unwavering commitment to his community.

Alton’s legacy will live on in the hearts of all who knew him. He will be deeply missed, but his memory will continue to inspire and guide those who loved him.

Funeral Arrangements

A funeral service for Alton E. Rollins will be held on May 20 at 10:00 AM at the First Baptist Church in Augusta, Maine.

Burial with military honors will follow at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association or the Wounded Warrior Project.

Published by: Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel

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