Thomas E. "Bobby" Rollings

December 20, 1935 ~ September 23, 2022 (age 86)



Myrtle Beach/Cheraw SC

Thomas E. “Bobby” Rollings, 86, devoted husband of Patti, passed away September 23, 2022 at Embrace Hospice House in Myrtle Beach, SC.  Born in Jefferson, SC, he was the son of the late James Furman Rollings and Eufalla Eubanks Rollings.

Tom retired from INA Bearing, Co. in 2000.  Prior to this, he worked at Sacony in Cheraw, and upon their closing became part owner of Carolina Data Service. Tom moved to Myrtle Beach permanently in 2017, when Patti retired from Carolina Canners, Inc.

Enjoying life to the fullest, Tom loved camping with his family, working in his yard, and taking care of the grandkids.  His other hobbies were golfing, bowling, dancing, playing cards, and taking care of his wife Patti.

Tom is survived by his wife Patti of 58 years and his sister Sara Deese of Pageland, SC, and her children Tony Deese (Karla) and Tammy Farshchi (Al).  Tom leaves behind his children Leesa Rawls (Mac) of Myrtle Beach, Tommy Rollings (William Forrester) of Myrtle Beach, and Kristin Tarleton (Mike) of Chesterfield, SC.  Grandchildren include Kelly Kennelly (Zach) of Myrtle Beach, Laura Gooden (Dustin) of Arlington, VA., JT Cutchin (Langley) of Chesterfield, SC, Katie Tarleton, and Conner Tarleton, both of Chesterfield.  Great grandchildren:  Cooper and Emily Oldroyd; Harrison, Lincoln, and Anna Blythe Gooden; Corbett and Boone Cutchin.  He also leaves behind loving aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins, and especially his precious cat, Annie.

His family loved him dearly and will miss him every day.

Many thanks to ProMedica Hospice for their months of care.  All the understanding and gentle care he was given by so many was greatly appreciated by the family.  

The family will receive friends at McMillan-Small Funeral Home at 910 67th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, on Wednesday September 28th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made either to Embrace Hospice, ProMedica Hospice, or a charity of your choosing.

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September 28, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McMillan-Small Funeral Home
910 67Th Ave N
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

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