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William Barry Roberts

September 2, 1951 ~ September 30, 2019 (age 68)



William Barry Roberts, 68 of Chapel Hill, NC. Passed away at  his home Monday, September 30,2019.  Barry was born on September 2, 1951 in Reidsville, NC to the late William Bryce Roberts and Ida Blanche Nance Roberts of McLeansville, NC.

He worked at Flint Knit in Burlington, NC until it closed and later for the Town of Pittsboro.   

Raised on a farm in McLeansville he knew the value of hard work and took pride in the work that needed to be done daily.  His mother and father raised him and his seven brothers and sisters to be a close loving family.  Each and every one of them will miss him so very much.  

Being a Grandfather was his greatest pleasure and joy.   He was always known for helping others and he had lots of friends who loved him dearly.  Always willing to give you the shirt off his back and treated everyone with respect.

The family has peace in knowing that he is with his mother, father and sister Bonnie Smith and reuniting with  his beloved  canine  "Pearl ".

He is survived by his son Williams Scott Roberts and grandson Michael Phillip Roberts.  Sisters, Brenda Robert (Leroy), Becky Adams (Bobby), Barbara Gaskins (Tommy), Debbie Roberts (Brad). Brothers, Gary Roberts (Sherree), Larry Roberts (Traci). Brother in law Rick Smith.   Pat Ferrell, Dixie Scheel and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at the Saxapahaw United Methodist Church, 5624 Church road Graham NC 27253, on Sunday October the 13th at 3pm. 

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Memorial Service
October 13, 2019

3:00 PM
Saxapahaw United Methodist Church

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