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Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
  • Obituary: Tom Rollison

  • Tom Rollison, 68, Brookfield, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield.
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  • Tom Rollison, 68, Brookfield, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield.
    Graveside services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Purdin Cemetery with Rev. Rex Leppin officiating. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield, with the family receiving friends from 5-6 p.m.
    Memorials to Petska Cancer Fund or Purdin Cemetery may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
    Thomas LeRoy was born May 2, 1945, in Mason City, Iowa, son of Milton and Velma (Smith) Rollison. On September 10, 1966, he married Margaret Falconer.
    Tom as a 1963 graduate of Liberty High School, Browning. He was a US Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War serving from 1965 until 1969. He was an over-the-road truck driver, had worked for Churchill Truck Lines, and retired from Yellow Freight on May 31, 2004. He was a member of Teamsters Local 41 of Kansas City and the NRA.
    Survivors include his wife, Margie, of the home; two daughters, Robin and husband, Greg Williams, Cameron, and Ronda Roberts and fiance, Ryan Collins, Brookfield; three grandchildren, Ryan and Sara Williams, Cameron, and Gracie Roberts, Brookfield; three brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Cheryl Rollison, Brookfield, Bob and Donna Rollison, Laclede, and Dick and Eva Rollison, State of Texas; one sister, Susan Saver, Glasgow; his father-in-law, Max Falconer; a sister-in-law, Brenda Techau, Bucklin; a brother-in-law and his wife, Ed and Cathy Falconer, Purdin; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents; one brother, Russell Rollison; his mother-in-law, Mary Falconer; a brother-in-law, Bob Techau; and a nephew, Ray Falconer.

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