Bobby Lee Rolls

December 25, 1941 - August 3, 2014
Bobby Lee Rolls

Bobby Lee Rolls, 72, of Hendersonville died Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Elizabeth House.

Born in Kissimmee, FL, he was the son the late Vann Lee and Myrtle M. Rolls, he was also preceded in death by his son, Bobby Lee Rolls, Jr.

Before moving to Hendersonville 20 years ago Bobby grew up in Ft. Myers, Fl, where he of was self employed as owner and operator of Rolls Grocery. He enjoyed fishing, bird watching, NASCAR, Atlanta Braves Baseball and Florida Gator football. He was a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather. Bobbyís sweet spirit and quite demeanor will be greatly missed.

Bobby is survived by his loving wife, Maxine of Hendersonville; children, Cynthia Drapal and husband, Joe of Ft. Myers, Kim Knutson and husband Steve of Suwanee, GA, Cadace Payne of Stockbridge, GA, Teresa Cole and husband Richard of Mills River and William Rolls and wife, Evannia Lee of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Kevin and Justin Rolls, Greg Lalor and Kellie Eldridge, Sean Knutson, Cale and Luke Payne, Mason and Kiersen Cole, Aaron and Adrianna Rolls, and Trever, Sully and Leighaunna Beckman; four great-grandchildren, sisters, Barbara Lawrence, Margaret Howell and Judy Clark, all of FL; and many beloved nieces and nephews, as well as his loving pet Brutus.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.


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  • August 04, 2014
    Beverly Watson says:
    Thinking of you and your family. Prayers for you all.

  • August 04, 2014
    Danielle Barbato Schulz says:
    Mrs. Rolls...I was so sorry to hear this. You and Mr. Rolls were like parents to me growing up and some of my best childhood memories were the times I spent with your family. Your in my thoughts.

  • August 04, 2014
    Donna Tipton says:
    Maxine, I am really sorry to hear about Bobby. He was always so sweet & nice to be around. Please know that my thoughts & prayers go out to you & your family. I am adding my email if you want to get in touch or if there is anything I can do for you. [email protected] Love you, Donna Tipton

  • August 22, 2014
    Elizabeth says:
    My sincere condolences to the family take comfort in Gods word the bible at Isaiah 25:8 death will be swallow up forever.

  • June 29, 2015
    william rolls says:
    dad i miss you more than,words can say . you were my best friend and a piece of me got took when you left. i love u