The family received friends on Monday, April 8, 2013, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Zion Church of Christ. Billy Luster officiated. Collins-Burke Funeral Home directed.
Roberts was preceded in death by his father, Virgil Otis Roberts; mother, Elizabeth Heard Roberts; and grandparents, Jesse and Mattie Heard, Sam and Jackie Roberts.
He is survived by his daughters, Margie Roberts, Sharon Roberts and Amanda Roberts; sons, Dale Roberts and Tommy Roberts; sisters, Geraldine Davidson, June Key (Norman) and Judy Earley (Steve); brothers, Steve Roberts (Vera), Danny Roberts (Michelle), Pierce Roberts (Joyce), Norman Roberts (Brenda) and Greg Roberts (Jackie); special friend, Margaret Dunn; a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.