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May 12, 2013

Jesse A ‘Melons’ Roll

Dec. 9, 1952 - May 10, 2013

Jesse A. “Melons” Roll, 60, Kokomo and formerly of Henry County, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at his residence. He was born Dec. 9, 1952, in Henry County to the late Earl and Mary (Payton) Roll.

A 1973 graduate of Knightstown High School, he worked at Chrysler Corporation in New Castle and Kokomo for 40 years. He also worked for Luellen Brothers Grain Bin for 10 years. He was a member of the Eagles, Moose Lodge #147 and American Legion, all in New Castle. He enjoyed NASCAR, fishing, camping and riding his Harley.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Roll; daughter, Jodie (Jason) Lorton, New Castle; grandchildren, Allison, Braden and Caitlin Lorton, all of New Castle; brothers, Herschel (Linda) Roll, Fishers, and Robert (Geraldine) Roll, Richmond; sisters, Nancy Roll Wheeler, Tell City, and Edith (Riggie) Calciano, Kennard; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Randy and Ronald Roll; grandchild, Theodore Alexander Lorton; niece, Ranee Orr; and nephew, Michael Roll.

Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, New Castle, with Tom Roll and Pastor Marion McFarland officiating. Burial will be in South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. There will be an Eagles Memorial Service.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 4567 Progress Dr., Columbus, IN 47201. You may express condolences or share a memory of Jesse at www.hinsey-brown.com.

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