OBITUARY

Buford E. Roberts, Jr.

April 15, 1922May 9, 2014
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Mr. Buford E. Roberts,Jr., 92, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, May 09, 2014 at Hospice LaGrange.

Mr. Roberts was born April 15, 1922 in Donalsonville, GA, son of the late Buford E. Roberts, Sr. and Fannie Mae Pace Roberts. He was a member of Broad Street Church of Christ and the President of Colonial Baking Company, before retiring. Mr. Roberts was a Mason, Shriner and he was a member of the 32nd Scottish Rite. He served his country during World War II in the United States Air Force. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sisters, Faye Whelchel and Betty Whittle.

Survivors include his wife, Louise L. Roberts; daughter, Linda Roberts of Ontario, CA; son, Phillip Roberts of Rohnert Park, CA; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held 4:00 P.M. Sunday, May 11, 2014 in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary with Reverend Gary Kirkendall officiating. Gathering of family and friends will be from 2:30 p.m until service time. Burial will follow in Shadowlawn Cemetery.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to LaGrange Hospice or Broad Street Church of Christ Missions in memory of Buford E. Roberts.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Sunday, May 11, 2014
  • Funeral Service Sunday, May 11, 2014
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Christopher Diaz

May 20, 2014

I love you grandpa and will always cherish our time we spent together. God bless.

May 13, 2014

Papa..
Will always miss you.
George

Teresa Jackson Akery

May 12, 2014

Louise Linda and Phillip it is with our deepest sympathy hearing of Uncle Bufords passing. I want yall to know that i truly loved him and always enjoyed our talks during his haircuts. He was a great person andi will miss him coming and visiting with me. I hope i pleased him all these years cutting his hair. He gave me a great big hug on his last visit and he told me he loved me. He was a special man and a great pleasure to know.I love all of you and God Bless

James Baker 32 KCCH

May 11, 2014

Rest easy Brother Knight . Your Labors here are over .

Loraine Crenshaw

May 10, 2014

Please accept my deepest sympathies. Sincerely , Loraine Crenshaw (Hospice LaGrange nurse)

Victoria Broderick

May 10, 2014

Praying for the Roberts Family during this difficult time!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Betty, Helen, and Buford (seated on the ground)

FROM THE FAMILY

Buford with his sister, Helen

FROM THE FAMILY