Rollings Funeral Service Announces Partnership With Ohio Funeral Home
TYRONE, GA — Rollings Funeral Service is proud to announce their most recent partnership last month with Willis Funeral Home in Gallipolis, OH. The firm, which has been serving their community for almost 50 years, was formerly owned by husband and wife, Matthew and Letty Willis.
Greg Rollings, President & CEO of Rollings Funeral Service, commented “Willis Funeral Home has been a family firm since their founding in 1974, and we knew right away that they uphold the same family values that we look for in all the firms we come across. The Willis family has built a tradition of trust, compassion, and quality within their community and we couldn’t be more excited to help them continue those traditions.” Rollings also added that this marks their second partnership in Ohio.
While Willis and his wife, Letty, purchased the funeral home from his parents in 2001, their own children did not have an interest in joining the family business. Faced with the uncertainty of the funeral home’s ownership and not wanting to burden his wife with the business should anything happen to him, he set out to find a potential successor. Ultimately, they were led to Rollings Funeral Service because of Greg and Debbie Rollings. Willis mentioned that “With just him [Greg] and Debbie, they’re family owned and not a conglomerate. Plus, Greg is also a person I know I can trust.” He also mentioned that he and wife love serving families and want to continue serving as long as they can and that they have that opportunity with Rollings Funeral Service, just without the worry of the future.
Annually, Willis Funeral Home serves around 170 families.
With over 50 locations along the east coast, Rollings Funeral Service is one of the largest private funeral home owners in the eastern United States. Rollings prides themselves on being a great alternative to selling to a publicly traded company and they continue to search for firms that will be a great fit for their growing family of funeral homes.