Leroy Sullins

of Marshall, AR

January 14, 1944 - August 21, 2023

John Leroy Sullins, age 79, of Marshall, Arkansas went home to be with his Lord on Monday, August 21st, 2023 at his home with family by his side. He was born in Bear Creek, Arkansas on January 14th, 1944 to Sherman Leroy ''Sherm'' Sullins and Ruth Horton Sullins.

Leroy was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marshall. In later years he enjoyed attending the Eastside Missionary Baptist Church also. He ran Leroy's Body Shop alongside his wife, Donna for 40 plus years. Leroy was a very talented man and was considered a master craftsman. He built several commercial buildings and residential homes including one for each of his daughters. Leroy served on the Marshall City Council for many years. In younger years he enjoyed hunting and going on annual hunting trips with friends. He loved going to the coffee shop every morning and visiting with his coffee drinking buddies. Leroy is a Searcy County icon that will be missed by his community and many friends.

Survivors include his children, Rhonda Rowlett and husband, Larry of Greenbrier and Reta Brewer and husband, Terry of Conway; grandchildren, Casie Upton (Chad), Nikki Revels (Jerry), Amber Crawford (Chase) and Amanda Murphy (James); great-grandchildren, Chloe Upton, Will Upton, Sam Upton, Silas Revels, Charlotte Revels, Audrey Murphy and baby Dean Murphy on the way; sisters, Sherrion Kay Hulsey and Norma Lee Petran; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends who will also mourn his passing.

Leroy is preceded in death by his parents, Sherm and Ruth Sullins; his wife of 50 years, Donna Loftin Sullins, who passed away in 2011 and his siblings, Geneva Alene Sullins, Vada Mae Maxwell, Bonnie Lea Carroll, Marrion Ray Foley, Betty Sue Doty and Dorsey Lee Horton.

Funeral services for Leroy will be 12:00 PM Saturday, August 26th, 2023 at Roller-Coffman Chapel in Marshall, Arkansas with Bro. Roy Ragland, Bro. Shirl Williams and Bro. Chad Upton officiating. Visitation will be 11:00 till 12:00 PM preceding the service. Private family burial will be in Witts Springs Cemetery where Leroy will be laid to rest beside his wife, Donna. Bearers will be Chad Upton, Jerry Revels, Chase Crawford, James Murphy, Larry Rowlett and Terry Brewer. Honorary bearers will be Leroy's coffee drinking friends and great-grandsons, Will and Sam Upton. At the family's request in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1 Children's Way, Little Rock, AR 72202. The family would also like to offer a very special thank you to Legacy Hospice and their staff for the excellent care they gave to Leroy.

Service Information
Roller Coffman Funeral Home
923 Hwy 65 N
Marshall,  AR 72650
8/26/2023 at 11:00 till 12:00 PM
Roller Coffman
923 Hwy. 65 North
Marshall,  AR 72650
8/26/2023 at 12:00 PM

Witts Springs Cemetery
10751 Hwy 377
Witts Springs, AR 72686

Memorial Contributions
Arkansas Childrens Hospital
1 Childrens Way Slot 661
Little Rock, AR 72202

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Coffman Funeral Home
923 Highway 65 North
Marshall, AR  72650