Obituary: Boyd Roberts

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Boyd Roberts, 61, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Heritage Medical Center in Shelbyville.

Mr. Roberts was a native of Paynesville, W.Va., and the son of the late James L. and Victoria Rowe Roberts. He was a painting and waterproofing contractor, and a farmer.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Margaret Howard Roberts of Lewisburg; two daughters, Rebecca (Shane) Conn and Amanda Roberts, both of Lewisburg; son, James (Wren) Roberts of Berryville, Va.; three brothers, James E. Roberts of Richmond, Va., Roscoe Roberts of Petersburg, and Clarence Roberts of Roanoke, Va.; four sisters, Mattie Shortridge of Jolo, W.Va., Opal Bowles of Hiddenite, N.C., Lorrane Muncey of Oriskany, Va., and Geneva Cooper of Hiddenite, N.C. Six grandchildren, Roger Tapscott, Matthew Tapscott, Caydence Roberts, Hayden Roberts, Ella Roberts, and Brandon Testerman, also survive.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 28, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Roberts family cemetery.

London Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.