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William Curtis Dollins

December 7, 1939 — January 23, 2019

William Curtis “Bill” Dollins, Sr., 79, of Ruckersville, VA passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

He was born December 7, 1939, son of the late Charles T. Dollins and Ethel Owens Dollins of Keswick, VA .

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, JoAnn S. Dollins.

He is survived by his son, William C. Dollins, Jr.; daughter, Diane D. Gillaspie and her husband, Kenneth; grandchildren, Wesley Dollins and his wife, Danielle, Lauren Dollins, Claire, Ryan and Adam Gillaspie; and sisters, Frances Barnett and Catherine Dollins.

Bill was a proud veteran of the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, NC.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 28, 2019 at Holly Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made in Bill’s memory to American Legion Post 128, PO Box 424 Ruckersville, VA 22968.

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Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of arrangements.

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