September 27, 1971 - November 12, 2020
Roland Leon Raspberry, Jr., 49, of Arlington, Texas, formerly of Bowling Green, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Arlington. Funeral services for Roland will be held Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Chaplain Marshall Watkins, Jr. officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 27 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Curryville Cemetery. Roland was born September 27, 1971 in White Sands, New Mexico to Roland Leon, Sr. and Patricia Ann Bryant Raspberry. He was united in marriage to Beth DeCamp on August 30, 2019 in Bowling Green. She survives. Also surviving are his parents; step-son, Jerami Clark of Barry, Illinois; step-daughter, Miriah (Travis) Jones of Bowling Green; step-grandchildren, Rieley, Braylin, Temperance, and Divinity; twin sister, Rolanda (Molly) Raspberry of Lake St. Louis; niece, Lee Holt of Columbia; and nephew, Adam Holt of Phoenix, Arizona; and his beloved dog, Chicka. Preceding Roland in death were his maternal and paternal grandparents. The family moved to Curryville in 1972. Roland graduated Bowling Green High School in 1989. Roland loved to hunt and fish; also enjoying cooking, grilling and smoking meats. One of his favorite past-times was riding his Harley. He loved spending time with his family, and he adored his niece and nephew. He also enjoyed smoking his cigars. As a child, Roland won many medals as a member of a swim team. Pallbearers will be Adam Holt, Travis Jones, Scott Mitchem, Chris Kiel, Andy Hendricks, and Terry Shepherd. Honorary pallbearers will be Travis Bryant, Rodney Raspberry, and Larry (Doc) Webb, Jr. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Roland Leon Raspberry, Jr., 49, of Arlington, Texas, formerly of Bowling Green, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Arlington. Funeral services for Roland will be held Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home... View Obituary & Service Information
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