Otis Shawn Roberts

May 18, 1967 - January 20, 2013
Otis Shawn Roberts


Otis Shawn Roberts, 45, of Leland, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at NHRMC.

Shawn was born on May 18, 1967 to the late Roland B. and Mary R. Roberts.

Survivors are; his wife, Lynn C. Roberts; two daughters,Heather and Faith of Leland; three sons, Brian (Ted) of Wilmington, Ian, and Connor of Leland; one sister, Maureen Jernigan of Morehead City; in-laws, Ted and Luray Caudill of Leland; sister-in-law, Christie Smith of Leland; brother-in-laws, Bart Long of Oak Island and Casey Long of Winnabow; and three nieces, Alicia of Oak Island and Reganne and Emily of Winnabow.

Shawn was an avid fisherman who enjoyed the great outdoors. He loved music and especially listening to Eric Clapton. But most of all, he loved doing the prayer chain for Elah Baptist Church where he will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 23 at 12:00pn
at Elah Baptist Church, Leland with the Rev. Allen Grey, Rev. Erby King and Pastor Kenneth Long officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at 11:00am.
Pallbearers are Sam Townsend, Dan Lines, Bobby Scoggins,and Brian, Ian and Connor Roberts. Honorary Pallbearers are the Deacons of Elah Baptist Church.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Memorial Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451 910.383.3511


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  • April 03, 2013
    Betty L. Eshenour says:
    Lynn, I never met your husband but wanted to let you know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Betty Turner Eshenour

  • January 28, 2013
    fc says:
    Although I did not know Mr. Roberts personally, I wanted to extend my condolences to your family on the loss of your loved one. May you, in your time of sorrow, take comfort in 1 Corinthians 15:26.

  • January 23, 2013
    Christa Dees says:
    Lynn, My heartfelt sympathies to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • January 22, 2013
    Cutter says:
    Lynn, you and your family will remain in my prayers in the coming days and months.

  • January 21, 2013
    Emily Simmons says:
    Lynn, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.