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William Sylvester Rollins IV

April 3, 1955 ~ March 26, 2019 (age 63)

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Sargent William Sylvester Rollins, IV, age 63, departed this life on March 26, 2019, in Wilmington, Delaware.

He was the husband of Sharon L. Evans Rollins; father of Sheila D. Jones, William S. Rollins V ( Maria), Edwin A. Rollins (Jasmine), Braheem P. Poteat, Brittany A. Rollins,  Mark Rollins and the late Willis L. Rollins .

He was the son of the late William S. Rollins, III and Theodosia Mildred Leatherbury Rollins.

He was the brother of Mary L. Dorsey (Clifford), Carolyn Rollins Smith (Donald), Mildred Washington, Sheila D. Rollins I,  Marita M. Long(Daamon),  Angel Rollins, Jameel K. Favors (Shontae), Candice G. Jones, the late Verna M. Rollins, Martisha S. Rollins and the late Roland S. Rollins, Sr. 

He was survived by 35 grandchildren, six great grandchildren and there are 3 great great grandchildren on the way. He also survived by mother-in-law, Gwendolyn Evans Taylor; daughter-in-law, Romaine B. Rollins; sisters-in-law, Tiny Rollins, Gail V. Evans Sudler, Carol D. Evans, and Dorothy D. Register; brother-in-law, Raymond T. Evans; aunts, Annette Rollins, Grace Evans, Victoria Smith, Lois Thomas; uncles, Arthur Rollins, Samuel Brown, Tyrone Rollins, Nathaniel Rollins, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other family and friends, including two special friends, Ricky Russums and Sean Wright. He was preceded in death by his grandson, William S.Rollins VI

Mr. Rollins worked as a TSA Agent, Homeland Security, US Postal Service as a mailman, Body Fender Specialist, United States Army and Army Reserves. He was well known for his cakes and cookies with Sweets by Billie.

He was a member of Fight For Families Fellowship Church.

His funeral is scheduled for Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Sharon Temple SDA Church, 2001 N. Washington St., Wilmington. There is a viewing from 4-6pm only.  The burial is scheduled for Friday, April 5, 2019 at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, Delaware.

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April 4, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sharon Temple Seventh-Day Adventist Church
2001 N. Washington Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

Celebration of Life Service
April 4, 2019

6:00 PM
Sharon Temple Seventh-Day Adventist Church
2001 N. Washington Street
Wilmington, DE 19802


Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2465 Chesapeake City Road
Bear, DE 19701

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