Hazel Lee "Sack" Rollings



Mr. Hazel Lee “Sack” Rollings, age 80, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at his home. He was born May 21, 1936 in Jefferson, SC, a son of the late Walter Rollings and Julia Demby Rollings and was the husband of Rita Hendricks Rollings. Mr. Rollings retired from Springs Industries after more than 30 years. He enjoyed working in his garden, was a great cook and was famous for his banana pudding. He enjoyed watching westerns, spending time with friends at Hardee’s and going to Springmaid Beach, especially the pier. Mr. Rollings loved his family and truly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He served our country in the United States Army National Guard for over 40 years. He was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church and served as Deacon and Elder.

Mr. Rollings is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rita Hendricks Rollings; two sons, Michael D. “Mike” Rollings and his wife, Kim, and Scott Rollings and his wife, Heather; a daughter, Traci Rollings Williams and her husband, Jeff, all of Lancaster; a brother, Clyde Rollings and his wife, Minnie Ruth of Jefferson; a sister, Ethel Rollings Greene and her husband, Clark of Columbia; three grandchildren, Payton Williams, Triston Williams and Reed Rollings.

Mr. Rollings was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Junior “Son” Rollings, Ramsey Rollings, Bill Rollings and Paul Rollings; and two sisters, Ruth Rushing and Lucy Parks.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mr. Rollings will be 11:00 am, Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Grace Presbyterian Church by Rev. Marty Simmons with burial to follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday evening, January 27, 2017 at Burgess Funeral Home and other times at the home of his son Mike. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Grace Presbyterian Church, 1026 Grace Avenue, Lancaster, SC 29720.