Claiborne - Overholt
1106 Hwy. 33 South
New Tazewell, TN 37825
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Mr. Chester Marvin Rollins age 93 of Tazewell, TN was born June 12, 1921 and passed away May 23, 2015 at his home. He was a graduate of Loyall High School in 1940. Chester was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the WWII where he served as a Teletype Operator and ranked as a Corporal. While serving his country he gained several decorations including; the American Theater Ribbon, the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, the Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal. Chester loved journalism and writing life stories as well as a passion he had for candy making and was an avid mower.
He was preceded in death by his:
Parents: William Frank and Laura Mae Rollins
Wife: Melody Grace (Martin) Rollins
Son: Chester Rollins Jr.
He is survived by his:
Grandson: Casey Rollins and wife Ana of Austin, TX
Step Sister: Jewell Allen and husband Kenneth
A host of other loving relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 12 Noon until 1PM with funeral services to follow at 1PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with
the Rev. Eddie Overholt officiating.
Burial will follow in the Irish Memorial Gardens with Military Honors
Pallbearers: Casey Rollins, Eddie Cinniamon, Parlon Widner, Wayland Ramsey,
Ray Carter, Kenneth Cinniamon and Ben Cinniamon
Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home is Honored to be serving the family