Richard James "Rolli" Rollins

August 28, 1991June 11, 2019

Rolli was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. He came into this fighting and wasn’t expected to make it through the night. He proved to us his strength and determination then and it showed the rest of his life.

Rolli attended Santa Fe Trail Elementary, Antioch Middle School and graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School in 2010.

He loved boating up in Wisconsin and on Uncle Ron’s boat on Table Rock Lake. He really enjoyed watching his cousin Greg wake board. Rolli loved going to the bowling alley to bowl or just watch all the bowlers.

Carl Edwards was his favorite NASCAR driver, because he did the back flips off his car. Moustakas was his favorite Royals player, but he just called him Mike. Priest Holmes was his favorite Chiefs player.

Halloween was one of his favorite days. He would sit out on the porch and hand out the treats to the kids, telling them not to be afraid of daddy’s decorations. He always believed in Santa Claus.

Rolli was a book lover. He always looked forward to Friday’s, for that was the day his Grandpa Dick would pick him up and drive out to Shawnee Mission Park to read and watch all the boats on the lake.

Rolli loved his movies. He was looking forward to seeing Toy Story 4. His all time favorite character was Captain Jack Sparrow.

Rolli lived in a group setting managed by The Family Tree Enterprises. Patrice and I would like to thank them for their work, support and love for Rolli. We also want to thank Skills to Succeed and Arcare Inc.

Please consider a donation to the MDA in Rolli’s honor.

He will be missed by all of us.


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Richard James "Rolli" Rollins

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Betsey Pullo

June 14, 2019

Jay and Family,

I never had the honor of meeting Rolli, but I feel like I almost knew him based on the words of love and pride, and pictures shared by family and friends on FB. I am deeply sorry for your loss and know that while he may be gone from this life, he is still here with you, along with your mom and dad watching over you. We have another angel in our midst. Jay, I know you believe this too. Love and prayers for you and your family.

Sanan Hajiyev

June 14, 2019

My name is Sanan and I am from Azerbaijan

I have met Rolly in 2003 when I was on study visit and have a great opportunity to live with Koreks family.

My dear American family please receive my sincere condolences

May him rest in peace

Sanan Hajiyev