Charles R. Rolls, 67, of Drums, passed away Sunday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, following a brief illness.
Born in Sayre, PA, April 11, 1952, he was the son of the late Charles and Amy (Beeman) Kilpatrick and spent the past 39 years in Drums, Pennsylvania after moving from Hazleton.
Charles was a US Army Veteran and served for over 22 years with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, before retiring in 2012. He also worked as laborer for Citterio's, Freeland and in maintenance for the Laurel Mall, Hazleton. He was a member of the Freeland VFW.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by his wife Sandra (Kropp) Rolls, who passed away May 15, 2016 and several brothers and sisters.
Surviving are his children William Creasy and his fiance Maxine Balliet,Wysox; David Creasy, Sugarloaf; son Frank Creasy, Cumbola; daughter Jennifer Rolls, Drums; son Peter Arnold, Virginia; 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, two brothers LaWayne Rolls and Raymond Rolls and his wife Mona, all of Troy; and a sister Virginia Nero, Hazleton.
His funeral will be held Friday at 10:30 am from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East), 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Drums. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday evening 6-8 PM.
Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com. A funeral care fund has been established for the family on the funeral home website.
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