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James Thurman Rollins, 80, the beloved husband of Bernice Douglas Rollins, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, October 3, 2014 at his residence.
Mr. Rollins was born the son of James Gamble Rollins and Geneva Mobley Rollins on October 28, 1933 in Williamsburg County.  He was a retired employee with CSX Railroad and was a United States Army Korean War Veteran.  He was a member of the Nesmith Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.  He was member of the American Legion Post 114, Winyah Masonic Lodge #40, Omar Shrine Temple, and the Winyah York Rite Body.  Mr. Rollins' hobby was people. He never met a stranger and loved getting to know everyone. He was always willing to help others whenever he could
James and Bernice were married on February 6, 1957 and celebrated 57 years together.  Their home was blessed with:  three children, James Weldon (Susan) Rollins, Sherry R. (William) Driggers, and Greta R. (Harold) Morris; and six grandchildren, James Weldon Rollins, Jr., Joseph Carlisle Rollins, William Hodges Driggers, Jr., Garrett Steele Driggers, Harold Keith Morris II, and Margaret Ann Morris.  He also leaves behind:  a sister, Velna R. Patrick.
He was predeceased by:  his parents; and a brother Alvin L. Rollins.
A Memorial Service with Military Recognition will be 3PM, Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Nesmith Baptist Church, 2836 Nesmith Road, Nesmith, SC  29580.  Committal Ceremony with Masonic Rights will follow in the church cemetery directed by Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 6-8PM, Saturday evening, October 4, 2014, at the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to:  Nesmith Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 123, Nesmith, SC  29580 OR Hospice Care of South Carolina, 110 Dillon Drive, Spartanburg, SC  29307.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Rollins family.


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