John Michael Rollins, age 64, originally of Springfield, Ohio, passed away Wednesday morning, August 12, 2020 at his home in Hillsboro after a long battle with cancer.
He was born March 10, 1956 in Springfield, Ohio, son of William Rollins Sr. and Patricia Rapp.
John loved fishing, bowling, and the Cincinnati Reds. He was a loving friend and always found the good in people. John was a recovering alcoholic for 30 years and offered support to those needing help. He participated in Cancer Relays and was an avid church goer.
Surviving are his wife, Carrie Baker-Rollins of Springfield, 9 children, Kathy Rollins of Medway, Patricia Rollins of Medway, Michael Rollins of Springfield, Geriann (Dino) Bostic, Jonita (Gary) Rollins of Springfield, Marquettia (Robert) Ramsey of Shady Side, Joshua (Nikki) Rollins Sr. of Springfield, Kara (Anna) Baker of Springfield, and Scott (Evie) Vititoe of Springfield, many grandchildren, mother, Patricia Rapp of Illinois, siblings, Steve (Tammy) Rollins of Springfield, Brenda Dace of Illinois, Debbie Rollins-Tony, Diane (Mike) Moses of Fairborn, Lors, Suki, Dennis, Gerald, Nancy, Sharon, Janet, and Doris, and several nieces and nephews.
John was preceded in death by his father, William Rollins Sr., step-mother, Versie Rollins, step-father, Otis Rapp, brother, Rhodon "William Jr." Melchizedek, and his life long fur baby, Mandy.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Fraternal Order of Eagles,1802 Selma Rd, Springfield, OH 45505 .
The family would like to give a sincere thank you to Adam and Tannya, who took care of John.
Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, Hillsboro, is serving the family.
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