Espy, Roland Lee (LaFayette)

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Roland Espy
Roland Espy

Roland Lee Espy, 89, of LaFayette, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

He enjoyed fishing, attending bluegrass festivals, and had a love for baseball. Roland leaves behind many friends and neighbors at Town Creek Apartments and the Handy Mart whom in jest referred to him as the Mayor of Town Creek Apartments.

He was preceded in death by his daughters, Tina Brock and Vickie Sweeney; granddaughter, April Stacy; parents, Clifford Lee Espy and Annie McGill Espy; sister, Martha Taylor; and brother, Bud Espy.

He is survived by his grandchildren, Brittany (Anthony) Brock Woods, Joshua Wade Williams, and Heather (Billy) Hathorne; great grandchildren, Easton Autry, Tuesday Hathorne, Danielle Hathorne, and Trista Hathorne; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jeremy Smith officiating. Interment will be in LaFayette City Cemetery.

Visitation will be at 2 p.m. until hour of service Friday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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