JONESVILLE — Mr. Frank Lee “Buddy” Roberts, 78, husband of Virginia Burgess of 525 Littlejohn Road, Jonesville, S.C., passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Spartanburg Regional Medial Center.
Mr. Roberts was born in Lockhart, S.C. Feb. 2, 1935, a son of the late Lee Roberts and Lois Wiggins Roberts. He retired from Sanders Brothers and was a veteran of the U.S. Marines having served in the Korean War.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Cynthia Smith and husband Jimmy; a son, Ricky Roberts, all of Jonesville; a step-daughter, Angela Jones of Buffalo; a step-son, Troy Burgess of Jonesville; a sister, Brenda Moore of Liberty; three brothers, Emry Roberts of Lockhart, Roy Roberts of Lancaster and Bill Roberts of Woodruff; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Roberts was predeceased by a son, Kenneth Roberts and a daughter-in-law, Scarlett Roberts.
Graveside services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Jonesville Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Roger Byrd.
Active pallbearers will be Michael Vanderford, Troy Burgess, Lewis Moss, Jeff Roberts , Roy Lee Moore and Danny Jones. The following are asked to serve as Honorary Pallbearers: Tommy Fowler, Ernest Millwood and Jimmy Smith.
Visitation will be held 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday evening at the Holcombe’s Jonesville Chapel.
The family is at the home of his son, Ricky Roberts, 547 Littlejohn Road, Jonesville.
SR Holcombe Funeral Home