William Franklin Roller
July 31, 1938 Sept. 21, 2018 William “Bill” Franklin Roller, age 80, of Wheaton, Missouri, passed away at his home on Friday, September 21,
2018. Mr. Roller, son of Frank and Alma (Taylor) Roller, was born on July
31, 1938, in Neosho. On July 4, 1955, he was united in marriage to Leta Faye Bertalotto in Stella; she preceded him in death on April 16, 2005. He owned and operated B&L Tire in Stella for 21 years where he met many people and several friendships were made. Mr. Roller enjoyed coon hunting, fishing, and taking long drives. He loved spending time with his family and friends and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his special friend for many years, Shirley Calvert, of Wheaton; three sons, Robert Roller and his wife Anita, of Purdy, Ronald Roller and his wife Sally, of Republic, and Eugene Roller and his wife Tammy, of Stark City; one daughter, Debbie Ingram, of Freistatt; 11 grandchildren, Stephanie Graham, Joshua Roller, Samantha Pruitt, Holly Roller, Jeremy Roller, Katie Greenhaw, Lisa Roller, Tyler Roller, Brandon Wolfe, Karolyn Carter, and Gerald Wolfe; 16 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley Vilandre, of Neosho, and Esther Haynes, of Wheaton; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by his daughter, Rita Faye Wolfe on August 5, 2018; and granddaughter, Amber Hill.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Rocky Comfort Cemetery, with Pastor Billy Joe Gentry officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25, at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, Missouri. Please visit our website at www.white funeralhome.org for online condolences and obituaries.