ALife Celebration for the life of Roosevelt Bland, Jr., ~Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am new Hope Baptist Church ~ 1504 Newsome ~ Mesquite, Texas 75149~ Rev. Reginald Jefferson, Pastor. Viewing 1:00-7:00 pm~ Wake 7:00-8:00 on Friday @ the Funeral Home.
Roosevelt Bland Jr., 60 departed this life on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Baylor Medical Center in Garland, Texas. Roosevelt Bland Jr., was born August 12, 1956 in Hot Springs, AR to the union of Roosevelt Bland Sr. and Willeva Bland. He is preceded in death by his father.
Roosevelt graduated from Hot Springs High School in Hot Springs, Ar. and was known for his game of winning feats in football and basketball. He was one of the lead singers of a band that originated in Hot Springs; Spa Creation, which had two successful performances in the Spa City recently.
Roosevelt will be warmly remembered by his mother; Willeva Beverly Bland, (4) daughters; Vernocia Brown, Kimberly Richardson, Jennifer Royal, all of Dallas, TX and LaTandra Sair (Bryant),
also surving him are (3) brothers; Alvener Bland of Pine Bluff, AR, Marcus Bland Sr., (Tamar) of Hot Springs, AR., and Eldred Ray Bland of Dallas, TX., (12) grandchildren and numerous relatives and friends. He was a friend to all and never met a stranger. His radiant smile and dynamic personality will be truly missed.