Bobby Roberts, 70, of Morganton passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018. Born in Spartanburg, SC on November 20, 1947, he was the son of the late Vance Roberts and Annie Mary Sane Fann. Bobby was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of Burkemont Baptist Church. He loved the Lord and his family. He enjoyed antique cars and watching football.
Mr. Roberts is survived by his wife, Betty Payne Roberts of the home; son, Charley Bradley and wife, Elizabeth, of Marion; sister, Wanda Roberts Watkins of Morristown, TN; brothers, Vance Roberts of Elkhart, IN and Larry Roberts and wife, Patricia, of White Pine, TN; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by a sister, Hassa Lee Raines.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Sossoman Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Burkemont Baptist Church with the Rev. Eddy Bunton and Pastor Charley Bradley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors provided by the N.C. National Guard and the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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