Roland Roger “Lefty” Plante

November 23, 1941 - July 10, 2019
Roland Roger “Lefty” Plante

Roland Roger Plante, age 77 of Bolivia, NC passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at his home.

Roland was born in Manville, RI on November 23, 1941 to Levi James Plante and Yvette Plante. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Delayne Campbell Plante and by a daughter, Kathy Yvette Plante.

Roland was a proud veteran of the US Marine Corps and served from 1958 to 1962. He was retired from General Electric as a machinist with 25 years of service. He was a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church and a member of Pine Valley Country Club.

He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Plante Sellers of Bolivia; grandchildren, Kasey Layne Sellers, Kristin Banks and husband David Banks; and a great grandson, Mason Banks; brother Raymond Plante of RI and several special nieces and nephews, special niece Pam James, cousins, Camille Brillon, Susie & Bruce Cassidy.

Family visitation 4-6 Sunday at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Graveside services 2 Monday at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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  • July 10, 2019
    Tim & Heather Plante says:
    To my cousin: Lisa and family. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Uncle Lefty & Aunt Delayne are reunited and will both be greatly missed. Love, Tim & Heather Plante

  • July 11, 2019
    Jeff and Renae Fountain says:
    Sorry to hear about Lefty's passing. He and Delayne were long time customers. My wife remembers them from the campground on Carolina Beach Road where numerous families had campers set up for years. They were both a joy to be around. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • July 11, 2019
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  • July 11, 2019
    Eric Plante says:
    Lisa and family: I am devastated to hear the news about Uncle Lefty. I am sincerely sorry for your loss. He was a great man and I will always cherish the time I spent with him and Aunt Delayne. I wish you all the best and much love.

  • July 12, 2019
    Janine says:
    To Lefty's family and friends, and my friend, Camille, my sympathies for your loss. May you be consoled by God's love for Lefty, and God's comforting arms around you.