Edward Joseph Rolling IV, age 68 of Mount Pleasant, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Tyler. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Curry-Welborn Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Pleasant at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Justin Taylor officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Curry-Welborn Funeral Home.
EJ was born in Hammond Louisiana on April 22, 1947 to Edward J. III and Violet Ruth Rolling. He graduated from Ponchatoula High School in 1965 where he played football and baseball. He enjoyed running dogs with his dad and uncles. EJ served in the US Army, was a Vietnam Veteran, and was a member of the Dellwood Park Assembly of God Church in Mount Pleasant.
He is survived by his wife Mildred Rolling; daughters Michelle Howerton and husband, Christy McFerren and husband Scott, Judy Robles and husband Guy of Greenville South Carolina, Sherry Ellington and husband Royce of Greenville South Carolina; son Delwin Willie of Jackson Louisiana; sisters Ruth Rolling of Hammond Louisiana, Marsha Barnes and husband Glen of Ponchatoula Louisiana, Jessie Cox and husband Bobby of Ponchatoula Louisiana; eight grandchildren, several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents Edward J. Rolling III and Violet Rolling; mother in law Christine Morgan; sister Norma Harper; and grandson Dustin Lane Howerton.
Pallbearers are Frank Barnes, Joey Cox, Bobby Cox, Bobby Howerton, Scott McFerren, Donnie Duffee, Tanner McFerren, and Caden Howerton. Honorary pallbearers are Bob Caine, Ray Duke, and Daniel Quinn.
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Curry-Welborn Funeral Home
2256 N Edwards
Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455