Robert Lee Jolly Jr., age 38, of Rockvale, Tenn., passed away on May 23, 2013.
He was a native of Palatka, Fla., and grew up in Kankakee, Ill., and currently resided in Rockvale, Tenn. Robert graduated from Grace Baptist Academy and attended Freewill Baptist Bible College. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, scuba diving, baseball, playing guitar, music and cooking.
Robert was preceded in death by grandparents, Faye “Nanny” and Harry McCall; one daughter, Scarlett Faith Jolly. He is survived by his wife, Fairy “Nicki” Jolly of Rockvale; son, Robert Levi Jolly; daughter, Fairy Hannah Jolly; parents, Jessie and Mike Colbert and Robert Sr and Ruth Jolly; and seven sisters, Melissa Perlman, Christon (John) Eggenberger, Amanda Jolly, Tabetha Stringer, Melissa (Ray) Norris, Marsha Thomas and Valerie (Mike) Allen. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Church service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at the Rockvale Church of Christ with Clay Minatra and Shane Merritt officiating. Burial will follow at Cothran Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013 and from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Tuesday at Rockvale Church of Christ. Jennings & Ayers, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: A Fund for the Children @ TN Credit Union, 1809 Mallory Ln, Brentwood, TN 37027 (615) 780-7800.