Luther Roberts, Jr., age 75, of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020.
Born on March 21, 1945, in Centre, Alabama, he was a son of the Luther Roberts, Sr. and Irene Greer Roberts Pollard. He was a United States Army Veteran having served during the Vietnam War. Mr. Roberts was employed with Harris Calorific and Gainesville Animal Foods and was also a master barber. He was a member of Old Nacoochee Baptist Church. He had a great sense of humor and enjoyed making people laugh and also enjoyed camping.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Marion Pollard and sister-in-law, Jean Roberts.
Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Frances Bailey Roberts of Gainesville; son, Mark Roberts of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Nelson Woodward of Gainesville; grandson, Dawson Woodward; brother, James Darrell Roberts of Fayetteville; sister and brother-in-law, Tammy Roberts Goodman and Danny of Senoia; and several nieces and nephews.
A private family graveside service will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Pastor Joel Shadburn and Pastor Joe Frady officiating.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706-778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.