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George Edward Rollins, Jr.

May 18, 1930 November 19, 2017
George Edward Rollins, Jr.
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George Rollins, Jr. Toccoa, Georgia

Mr. George Edward Rollins, Jr., age 87 of 155 Oak Creek Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Brookside Senior Living, Commerce, Georgia.

A son of the late George E. Rollins, Sr. and Carey Mae Owen Rollins, he was born May 18, 1930 in Anniston, Alabama having lived most of his life in Hall and Stephens Counties. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Korean War. He owned and operated Rollins Gifts and Books in Toccoa for a number of years and later worked with Westinghouse Electric. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, the V.F.W. Post 4346, American Legion and Masonic Lodge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ken Rollins.

Survivors include his wife of the home, Daphene Diffie Rollins; two sons and daughters in-law, George E. Rollins, III (Annette) of Southport, North Carolina and Mark Rollins (Amy) of McDonough, Georgia; four grandchildren, Kenan Rollins, Heather Edwards, Katlin Starey and Savannah Rollins; two great-grandchildren, Blake Edwards and Caleb Edwards.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 2 O’clock p.m. in the Hillcrest Chapel of the Acree-Davis Funeral Home with The Reverend David Ritcey and The Reverend Dr. Henry Fields officiating. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, George Rollins, III, Mark Rollins, Calvin Starey, Gosh Edwards, Ed Pulliam and Derrell Wilmot.

The family will be at the home on Oak Creek Circle and will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Tuesday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Online condolences can be made at

Entombment will follow in Stephens Memorial Mausoleum with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements for Mr. George Edward Rollins.

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2:00 PM 11/22/2017 2:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 11/22/2017 2:30:00 PM
Acree-Davis Funeral Home

90 S Pond St,
Toccoa, GA 30577

Acree-Davis Funeral Home
90 S Pond St, Toccoa 30577 GA
United States

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