Obituary for Bobby G Roland

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Bobby G Roland

May 6, 1940 - December 12, 2015

Bobby G. Roland, age 75, passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon, December 12, 2015 at his home in Brown County.

He was born May 6, 1940, in Grant County, to the late Clarence F. and Cladine (Race) Roland. Bobby attended school in Mason County, Kentucky and went on to marry Elnora Wright on December 15, 1957 in Owen County, Kentucky.

He retired in 1985 as a Truck Driver for Preston Trucking Company in Indianapolis after 9 years of service. Prior to that, he held the same position with McLean Trucking in Indianapolis for 22 years. Bobby attended the Neighborhood Church of God in Brown County for 25 years and enjoyed wood working, camping and NASCAR.

He is survived by his wife, Elnora Roland; children, Sherry (Damon) Davis of Indianapolis, Jackie (Donetta) Motley of Sedalia, and Wm. Rick (Teena) Roland of Greenwood; siblings, Aline (Bob) Kenney of Kentucky, Georgetta (Larry) Duncan, Vickie Adams, Dorann Griffith, Sue Perkins and Billy Roland all of Kentucky, Betty Jo Roland of Florida and Buford Roland of Indianapolis; 9 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren.

Bobby was preceded in death by two siblings, Norma Kerns and Blaine Roland.

The Rev. Jim Albertson will conduct a funeral service on Wednesday December 16th at 7:00 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. A funeral service will also be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 19th at McDaniel Funeral Home, 440 Old Corinth-Owenton Road in Corinth, KY. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Antioch Cemetery in Keefer, Kentucky.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Bobby to the Indiana Cancer Research Foundation: 6330 East 75th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250.

Condolences may be sent to the Roland family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: May 6, 1940
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Kevin Ford posted on 1/1/00

I am very sorry for your loss, but am grateful to have gotten to know Bobby through Church. I really enjoyed the time spent with him. You are in our prayers. Kevin Ford and family.