Roland Kearney, Sr.

March 31, 1939 - November 23, 2016

Roland Kearney, Sr.

March 31, 1939 - November 23, 2016


Roland went home to be with the Lord on the morning of 23 November after being tragically struck by an automobile. He was born to Alexander Kearney and Daisy Lee Boyd in Hackensack, New Jersey on 31 March, 1939. He relocated to Tulsa, Ok in 1963 after marrying his soul-mate Doris Hurvey. Together they raised a beautiful family serving Christ through the ministry of an evangelist then retiring in Tulsa in 2002. Roland is survived by five children and their spouses: Diane L. Spruill, Patrice K. McCray, Felicia A. Tennyson, LaNene Barnett, and Roland Kearney Jr. There are eighteen grandchildren: Joshua Ishmael Johnson, Joel Elisha Johnson, Corine LaQuiche’ Johnson, Ray Gene Tennyson III, Evander Sauve Tennyson, Zacchaeus Caleb Tennyson, Christall Faith McCray, Gavin Malik, Aaron Jabari, Saneca Barnett, Pasche’ Barnett, and seven other. There are nineteen great-grandchildren: Nehemiah Treyvino Johnson, Caitlin Aubriel Tennyson, William Brooks Jr., Michael Avery Beamon III, Micaiah DeShawn Beamon, Me’Shyra Beamon, Erqick Jajuan Hall, Esche’ Maria Hall, and eleven others. Roland is also survived by his siblings Emma Jane Kearney, Alexander Kearney Jr., Willie Kearney, and Peter Kearney. He was preceded in death by his brothers David Kearney and Isaac Cornelius Kearney.

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: December 3, 2016 (11:00 AM)
  • Venue: Real Life Outreach Worship Center
  • Location: 5044 North Osage Drive Tulsa, OK - (Get Directions)


  • Date & Time: December 2, 2016 (12:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Venue: Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home & Crematory
  • Location: 2103 E 3rd St Tulsa, OK 74104 - (Get Directions)

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3 responses to Roland Kearney, Sr.

  1. O. Miller says:

    My sincere condolences to the Kearney family and friends for your loss. May you find solace in knowing that our Creator promises in His Word that "..there is going to be a resurrection.. (Acts 24:15)

  2. Loisc says:

    I am very sorry to hear of passing of Mr. Kearney. Death is so unnatural, that is why we are so crushed when it does occur. God has promised to do away with death forever(Isaiah 25:8) .&8239;.&8239;.He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.&8239;.&8239;. .

  3. Kearney family you are in my prayers. May God comfort and give you peace at this time.

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