Roger Hollis

Roger Hollis, 78, of Newman Grove, Neb., formerly of Waverly, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Roger was born July 22, 1935 in Lafayette County, the son of Luther Hollis and Rose Crawford.

Roger served in the United States Air Force for twenty-one years and retired as a Senior Master Sergeant.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Hollis, Newman Grove, Neb.; eight children, thirty-two grandchildren; forty-one great-grandchildren; two sisters and one brother.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Shawn Hollis, one sister, and two great-grandchildren.

Services for Roger were held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Newman Grove.

Graveside services will be held Friday, Nov. 1, at Waverly Cemetery at 2 p.m. with full military honors.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Legion Tieman-Blackburn Post #478 in memory of Roger.  They may be left at or mailed to Gibson Funeral Home, 201 S. Main, Carrollton MO 64633.

Condolences may be sent to the family via Gibson Funeral Homes, Inc. website at and clicking on the obituaries link.



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