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BENTON WILSON "BUDDY" ROBERTS, JR

January 21, 1942 — July 25, 2015

Benton Wilson “Buddy” Roberts, Jr., age 73, of Iron City, GA passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Donalsonville Hospital ER. Funeral services for Mr. Roberts will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 3:30 PM at the Iron City Baptist Church in Iron City, GA with Rev. David Williams officiating. Interment will follow in Corinth Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery in Iron City, GA with Jeff Braswell, Billy Williams, Roger Roberts, Larry Ard, Roger Lane, and E.C. Bridges serving as active casketbearers. Honorary casketbearers will be Neal Spooner and Wallace Yarborough. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 27, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Evans-Skipper Funeral Home in Donalsonville, GA. Mr. Roberts was born in Donalsonville, GA on January 21, 1942 to Benton Wilson Roberts, Sr. and Dixie Jewel Lane Roberts. He served his country in the United States Army and was a previous owner of Donalsonville Motor Company. He was a member of the Iron City Baptist Church, the Seminole County Board of Education, Seminole County Young Farmers, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Glenda Roberts of Iron City, GA; his daughters, Sable Roberts of Iron City, GA and abroad, and Jada Davies of Jacksonville, FL; two grandsons, Brantley Downing and Marcus Davies both of Jacksonville, FL; his sisters, Thelma Richardson of Iron City, GA and Winnie Lou Kirksey of Bainbridge, GA. He is also survived by his faithful pal, Blu. Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by his parents, Benton Wilson Roberts, Sr. and Dixie Jewel Lane Roberts, as well as a sister, Barbara Ann Moulton. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Iron City Baptist Church PO Box 128 Iron City, GA 39859.
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