Gilbert E. Roberts, Sr.

September 14, 1933 - August 7, 2017
Gilbert E. Roberts, Sr.

Gilbert E. Roberts Sr., born September 14, 1933 in Winston-Salem, died in his home on August 7, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara, parents, and a brother, Dixon.

He is survived by his wife Dolores; daughter Karen; son Robbie; 5 children by marriage, Lori, Susan, Mark, Donna and Lisa; granddaughter Paige; by marriage 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Aubrey, Ellen, Jane, and Josie.

God had Gilbert’s place ready for him and He reached down and took him by the hand.

Although his time in Hospice care was very short, we thank them for their loving care.

We are honoring Gilbert’s wishes that there be no services. Remember him well !!

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  • August 08, 2017
    Becky Hines says:
    Mr. Gilbert, I will miss seeing you and talking with you. I always enjoyed my visits with you and Dolores. Dolores, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am thinking of you. Becky Hines

  • August 09, 2017
    Linda Whiteman says:
    Dear Dee and family, we are so sorry to hear about your loss. I am so glad you were able to spend as much time as you did with such a good man. Love Linda and Dean Whiteman

  • August 09, 2017
    Kristin Shamel-Arsenault says:
    Sending prayers and love to all you. Dixon and his brother are reunited again with those who were waiting for them.

  • August 10, 2017
    Sandee Murray Spradley says:
    Dolores and family....Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers!

  • August 10, 2017
    Bill Beard says:
    Rob, I am very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. May God give the family comfort .