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Dennis Rollins

Dennis Kay Rollins Dennis Kay Rollins, age 61, died March 11, 2016. He was born to Sheldon Levoid Rollins and Duella Irene Twitchell in Evanston, Wyoming. He married Roberta Richins February 14, 1976 in the LDS Provo Temple. Dennis graduated from Green River High School where he was active in music, football, basketball, and track and field. He attended Brigham Young University and Western Wyoming College, worked at General Chemical, Questar and QEP. While employed with General Chemical he accepted educational opportunities to advance his career in maintenance, welding, and instrumentation. Dennis served a two year mission to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and worked to keep his fluent Portuguese speaking abilities to the end of his life. He was active in the LDS church and served in many callings. He enjoyed coaching baseball and teaching Tae Kwon Do, having earned his 2nd degree black belt. He was an honest and honorable man, a man of his word. He was very trustworthy and anyone that knew him knew that his word was his bond. Dennis was a great husband and father. Everything he did revolved around his family. He always found time to attend his children’s school and sport activities. He is survived by sons Justin Rollins (Rachelle), Michael Rollins, Paul Rollins (Kyla), by daughters Kara Huff (Todd), Aimee Holt (David), sisters Linda Knight (Allen), Janice Knight (Ken), Maureen Vehar (Bob), Barbara Killpack (Gary), Kayleen Leonard (Gary), brother Linne Rollins (Betty), adopted brother Jim Gazdik (Naoma), and 15 grandchildren. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Green River LDS Stake Center, 120 Shoshone, Green River. A viewing will be 6-8 pm Friday, March 18, 2016 and 9:30 - 10:30 am on Saturday also at the church. Interment will take place in the Lyman Cemetery, Lyman, Wyoming.

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I am sad to see that Dennis has passed. I took Tae Kwon Do from him and Linee. He was a good guy and it was a pleasure to have known him. I wish to express my condolences to his family. The world is a poorer place without him.

Steve Tomich Mar 22 2016 10:38 AM

Prayers and sympathy to the family of Dennis Rollins. We were classmates and Dennis was always so kind to everyone and very respectful. He had a beautiful family as you can see in the pictures and how proud he was of them. I'm sure you all will love on cherishing the beautiful memories you have of him. May you find Peace and Comfort through our Savior Jesus Christ.

Jenny Williams Mar 21 2016 9:09 AM

The world truly lost a Fantastic man in Dennis. I've known him since middle school.We worked together at Allied, General. I never saw him without a huge smile, and he always asked about my 2 kids even calling them by name. With his personality he made many friends, and I will always be PROUD to have been one of them. Adios Amigo.

Augie Gardea Mar 16 2016 10:24 AM

Heaven gained a great man when Dennis arrived. It has been my pleasure to know him if only for a short time of his life. It was evident that he loved and cared for his family, each and every one. He was there whenever needed. He was a leader and example of what a man, husband, father and grandfather should be. I admire his fight with cancer because from the time he learned he had it until his body would no longer allow him, he spent as much time as he could with his family making sure they all had precious memories to hold in their hearts until they are reunited in heaven.

Glenda Staples Mar 14 2016 2:45 PM