Rolland E. Phillips, “Rolly”, 89, of Jamestown, NY, handed away peacefully on Nov. 4, 2020.
A lifelong space resident, he was born Feb. 19, 1931 in Jamestown, a son of the late Gordon E. and Edith L.H. Soderquist Phillips.
He was a 1951 graduate of Jamestown Excessive Faculty, the place he was a member of Braw Caddie Clan and tremendously loved enjoying the
drums in his dance band.
Rolland owned and operated Phillips T.V. Gross sales and Service at his retailer within the Foote Ave. Plaza after which started his profession within the lab at Blackstone Corp., till he retired. He additionally taught a component time Astrology class at Jamestown Group
Rolland was a communicant of Holy Apostles Parish, Ss Peter and Paul Church, the place he previously served as a Eucharistic
Minister. He was a member of the Jaycees, the philatelic society, and was secretary of the American Legion Drum, Fife and Bugle Corps, Inc. He additionally volunteered on the Arts Council and for Lucy Fest. He was a member of the Elks Membership #263, serving as secretary, exalted ruler, and on quite a few committees together with Particular Olympics, making ready and serving turkey dinners for Christmas, and delivering dictionaries to native third grade college students. His many awards included Officer of the 12 months and Elk of the 12 months.
Rolly will probably be remembered for his willingness to assist others and for his group spirit. He loved accumulating, studying, baking, gardening and particularly regarded ahead to touring along with his spouse and associates, each nationally and internationally. A particular fondness was for Paris and the Irish countryside. His most up-to-date spotlight was being
capable of take pleasure in an 11 day Southern Caribbean cruise along with his caregiver in February of this 12 months.
Surviving are his daughter; Candace Flanders of Lakewood, N.Y.; two grandchildren: Sean Bernhardt of Jamestown and Keylyn (Charlie) Grgurich of De Soto, MO; two nice grandchildren; Allison and Elizabeth Grgurich of De Soto; and plenty of nieces and nephews and their kids and grandchildren.
Apart from his mother and father, he was preceded in dying by his spouse and soulmate, Jayne Anne Ormsbee Phillips whom he married July
24, 1960 and handed away January 11, 2008; his son-in-law, Keith D. Flanders; his brother, Gordon E. Phillips; sister-in-law, Charlotte Phillips; and his beloved canines, Dugan and Robbie.
Following strict social distancing pointers, associates will probably be acquired from 1 to three p.m. Monday, November ninth within the Lind
Funeral House, the place masks are required always.
A personal household service will probably be held, led by the Rev. Dennis W. Mende, pastor of Holy Apostles Parish, and the Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt, chaplain of Lutheran. Burial will probably be in Fluvanna Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Rolland’s needs have been that memorial donations kindly be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society,
Roswell Park Memorial Hospital, or Holy Apostles Parish, Ss Peter and Paul Church.
To depart a condolence for Rolly’s household, please go to www.lindfuneralhome.com.