He was born the son of Rolla R. and Katie Estelle (Rulo) Summers on October 9, 1932 in Missouri. He married Betty Tucker on May 4, 1957. She preceded him in death on December 1, 2004.
Survivors include four daughters Katie Rozkiewicz of Sandoval, Violet Summers of Sandoval, Penny Rogers of Salem, and Roxanna Just and husband Chris Sr. of Iuka; two sons Bobby Summers and wife Joyce of Kinmundy and Ricky Summers and wife Robin of Bluff City; and brother Pete Summers of Shattuc.
In addition to his wife, Rolla was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters Sara Scaggs, Florence Summers, and Nelly Jones; brother Elmer Summers; one son Terry Summers; and one grandchild Dalton Wayne Rogers.
Rolla enjoyed fishing and working on cars.
Per Rolla’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.
Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences of Rolla may be shared with the family at daymaczfuneralhomes.com.