Rollin Giles Sr.


Rollin D. Giles Sr., 80, of Letts, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at his home.

He was retired from the factory at Cosco.

He was a member of The Port Westport Christian Church.

He loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed gardening and mowing.

Rollin’s funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with Mike Bartlett officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to service time Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Old Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Hospice of Jennings County.

Born December 8, 1935, in Knifley, Kentucky, Rollin was the son of Elby and Dora Hazel Price Giles. He married Deana Wright March 30, 1957, in Columbus, and she survives.

Other survivors include children, Rollin D. (Bridgett) Giles Jr. of Letts and Sarah Stewart of Columbus; a foster child, Larridon Steve Wright of Greensburg; grandchildren, William and David Smith, Katherine Lowhorn and Ashley Giles; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Abigail Custer, Jacob Smith, Paige and A.J. Wright; and a sister, Elaine (Don) Sebastian of Greensburg.

Rollin was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gary Giles; and a sister, Imogene Blackerby.