William Franklin “Bill” Roberts, Sr., 61, resident of 391 Pineland Shore Circle, husband of Susan DeHart Roberts, died January 24, 2013 at his home.
Born in Spartanburg, December 4, 1951, he was a son of Nell Garrett Roberts and the late Benjamin Franklin “B.F.” Roberts, Jr. He was a graduate of Evans High School, Evans, GA, attended Augusta College in Augusta, GA and retired from Dixie-Riverside, Inc.
Bill was a member of Greenwood Seventh Day Adventist Church and was an avid animal advocate.
Surviving in addition to his wife of the home and his mother of Martinez, GA are a son, William F. “Billy” Roberts and wife, Cindy of Martinez, GA; a daughter, Amy Marie Stewart and husband, Gunn of Warrenton, GA; a step-son, Clarence Donald “Trey” Lewis of Greenwood; a sister, Pat Blankenship of Martinez, GA; a brother-in-law, Bradley DeHart of Greensboro, NC; a sister-in-law, Della Oliver of Bluffton; four grandchildren, Savannah and Dylan Roberts and Gunner and Jacey Stewart; a niece, Mandy McClenney and husband Kevin of Winder, GA; two nephews and six special kitty friends. In addition to his father, he was predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Tonie Lewis.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2PM on Sunday at Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor Alex Romanov officiating.
The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends at the church from 1 to 2 on Sunday afternoon.
Memorials may be made to Four Paws and a Plan Animal Rescue, c/o Clinton Animal Hospital, PO Box 51, Clinton, SC 29325.
For online condolences please visit www.blythfuneralhome.com.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Roberts family.