COLUMBUS — Paul L. Rollin Sr., 77, died July 17, 2021, in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, at New Baptist Temple M.B. Church, with the Rev. Therman Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow at New Baptist Temple Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. today, at Carter’s Funeral Services. Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Rollin was born May 17, 1944, in Lowndes County, to the late Tollie Johnson and Katie Rollin. He was formerly employed with Baldor Electric and was a member of the Street Jumpers and Mt. Ary M.B. Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Willie James Dickerson Jr., Geneva Johnson, and Dorothy M. Brown.
He is survived by his children, Roschelle Jones of Corpus Christi, Anthony Cochran, Monica Cochran, Christopher Turner, and Samantha Payne of Columbus, Cathay Rollin, Cassandra Rollin, and Paul Rollin Jr. of St. Louis, Missouri; siblings, Linda Joiner and Harry Dickerson of Montgomery, Alabama, the Rev. J.W. Leach, Alberta Topps, Earlie M. Johnson, Aretha Macon, Lamark Johnson, Frank Johnson, Edward Johnson, Anna Gardner, and Larry Johnson, all of Columbus, Essie Johnson and William E. Johnson of Chicago, Illinois, William Johnson of Merritt Island, Florida, James Coley of Michigan, Olivia Jackson, and Barbara Lacey of Birmingham; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dalen Cockran, Carlos Nance, Frank Jones Jr., Jabez Hudson, Joshua Gray, Tyler Gray, and Chris Walton.