Charles R. Rollins, Sr.
Charles R. Rollins, Sr.

OHIO CITY, Ohio — Charles R. Rollins, Sr., 65, of Ohio City, died at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.

He was born May 31, 1948, in Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Ruby Mae (Holland) and Virgil Elmer Rollins.

Survivors include sons: Charles R. (Jenny) Rollins, Jr. of Van Wert, David Rollins of Ohio City, Jeremy Rollins of Van Wert and Joel J. Rollins of Toledo; also survived by the mother of his children, Pamela Dellinger of Van Wert; brothers: John K. (Ethel) Rollins of Van Wert, Jack L. (Beth) Rollins of Summerton, S.C., Ronald A. Rollins of Colorado and Donald B. (Billie) Rollins of North Carolina, and six grandchildren: Gabe and Carly, Eli, Abi, and Jonas, and Hannah.


He was preceded in death by a son, Michael James Rollins, who died Feb. 28, 2003, and a granddaughter, Dalila Rose Rollins.

He was a self-employed contractor. He was affiliated with Ohio City Church of God and a graduate of Parkway High School.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. The Rev. Randy Bevington of Ohio City Church of God will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City, Ohio.

Calling is 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 3.

Preferred memorial is Ohio City Fire Department.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at: cowanfuneralhome.com.