Marlow (Mike) Jay Rollins loving father, grandpa, and great grandpa passed away unexpectedly May 10, 2020 in Mountain Green UT, in his home at the age of 80. He was born August 29, 1939 to Lee and MaryEllen Rollins in Ogden UT. He was raised in Mountain Green UT on his family farm with three sisters. Mike graduated from Morgan High School in 1957 and went on to study at Weber State University. Mike opened up Mike's Body Shop in Clearfield UT where he did auto body repair and retired in 1997 to run the family farm.
Mike married Dixie Dee Rollins the love of his life on May 3, 1965 together they raised five children. They enjoyed spending summers in Alaska fishing, spending time at their cabin, hunting all around the world, riding and showing their horses, and many other things.
Mike enjoyed his grandchildren he taught them how to work hard and play hard, he loved taking them to Alaska with him, teaching them to fish for salmon and camp on the Kenai river side. He also enjoyed taking them hunting, riding and showing horses, snowmobiling, camping, and working on the farm. He was proud of and loved all his grandchildren. He wouldn’t let anyone leave without a high five, fist bump, or a hug.
Mike is survived by his children Kerry Rollins, Kelee (Roger) Peterson, Gary Pritchard, Scott Rollins, and Michelle Rollins Morrin. Also eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren, and two sisters: Gayleen Rollins, and Leah Nichols.
He is preceded in death by his wife Dixie Dee Rollins, parents Lee and MaryEllen Rollins, sister Barbara Rock, daughter Kim Pritchard, and grandsons Jeremy Pritchard, Nathan Peterson, and Blake Peterson.
A viewing will held on Wednesday May 13, 2020 from 9:30 to 10:30 at Walker Mortuary in Morgan. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. at the Mountain Green Cemetery.
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