John Addington Rolle, Former Comptroller of Customs

Graveside Service for the late John Addington Rolle, Former Comptroller of Customs, aged 78 years, of Rolle Town, Exuma, will be held on Friday, October 8th, 2021, at St. Mary’s Church Cemetery, Virginia St.  Officiating will be Archdeacon James Palacious and The Very Rev’d Harry Bain. 
Jon Rolle

John Addington Rolle, Former Comptroller of Customs

Aged 78 years

Graveside Service for the late John Addington Rolle, Former Comptroller of Customs, aged 78 years, of Rolle Town, Exuma, will be held on Friday, October 8th, 2021, at St. Mary’s Church Cemetery, Virginia St.  Officiating will be Archdeacon James Palacious and The Very Rev’d Harry Bain. 

Due to current Government regulations in respect of Covid-19, masks and physical distancing are required.  Graveside attendance is limited to thirty (30) persons.

Service will be livestreamed on the following link: https://youtu.be/F9pVT3-MZkE  commencing at 3:00 p.m.

Left to cherish his legacy are his Children: Ivan & Anya James, Ian & Barbara Rolle, Diveane Bowe; Grandchildren: Nia Rolle, Jivan James, Ian Rolle II, Jonathan James, Dana Rolle, Jada Rolle; Sister:Ververine Wilmott; Numerous nieces and nephews including: Renee Wilmott, Gina Major, Anniffa Curtis, Eric Wilmott, Nadia Rolle, Descendants of the late Clara Rolle, Descendants of the late Reverend Elisha Rolle, Descendants of the late Katherina Saunders, Descendants of the late Annuella Bullard, Descendants of the late Samuel Rolle, Descendants of Archibald Rolle, Descendants of the late Benjamin Rolle; Other relatives and friends including: Oswald & Betty Nixon and family, Wilfred & Dorothy Horton, Frank Watson, Edward & Margaret Bostwick and family, George & Linda Myers, Glenn Pritchard, Ben & Pat Frisch, Edward Williams, Menas Vardoulis, Ivan & Eleanor James and family, Capt. Hayward & Bethsheba Bowe and family, Tim Dames, Charles Colebrooke and family, Kenred Dorsett & family, Christopher Rolle & family, Brian “Spy” Rolle, Ricky Rolle, Charles Deveaux, Carney & Ena Cooper, Ruth Turnquest, Valderine Rumer, Diana Swann, The Fountain, The Gibbs, The Bowe, Nixon and Rolle families, Comptroller of Customs Dr. Geannine Moss and the Bahamas Customs Department, the Gaming Board for The Bahamas, The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Bahamas Tech Solutions, The Rolle Town Community, The Very Rev’d. Harry Bain and Ann Bain and Archdeacon James and Rev’d. Angela Palacious.

May His Soul Rest in Peace!

Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44 Nassau Street, on Thursday October 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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7 thoughts on “John Addington Rolle, Former Comptroller of Customs”

  1. Condolences to the rolle family for the passing of their father, grandfather, brother and uncle, Mr. John Rolle. He was a great man and a father to many, may his sole rest in peace. Thank you for sharing him with us.

  2. To the Rolle family prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May the God of all comfort be near you during this time

  3. Words will not wipe away your tears and hugs may not ease the pain, but hold onto
    Your memories because forever they will remain.
    My condolences to the Rolle’s family

  4. My condolences to the Rolle Family. Mr.John A. Rolle was one the best Comptrollers the Bahamas Customs Department has had, since my joining the Department in February of1985. May His Soul Rest in Peace.
    Brenda Ferguson
    Superintendent of Customs, Retired

  5. Coderro Edgecombe

    My Condolence to Ian and Anya onnwhat mist be a very difficult time for you both and also to the remaining berieved family. My prayers be with you. May his soul Rest Im Peace.

    Mr. Rolle served as comptroller for many years that i spent in Customs. He was a mark of excellence and proficiency. His memories and teachings and standards will forever shape the future of this department.

  6. Sincerest condolences to Mr Rolle’s family.He has touched the lives of many and his legacy will live on.Rest in peace to an Officer and a Gentleman!

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