January 27, 1934 ~ July 24, 2014


Resided in: Marshall, NC

Carl "Dick" Roberts, 80, formerly of Marshall, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 24, 2014. He was born on January 27, 1934, to Lewis and Flonnie Pegg Roberts. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Faye Roberts Foulkrod; sons-in-law, Gary Aaron and Gary Dean; step-mother, Sallie Williams Roberts; and four brothers, Lewis, Jr., LA, Harold, and Bobby Ray. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Anna Mae Franklin Roberts, daughters, Mary Aaron and Donna Dean, both of Kathleen, GA, and Darlene Brooks (Mike), of Middleburg, KY; son, GySgt. Earl Ray Roberts, USMC (Gail); 19 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Carolyn Roberts and Juanita Buckner, both of Alexander, and Betty Jean Herron (Ivan), of Weaverville; one brother, Donnie Roberts, of Alexander; former son-in-law, Arron Foulkrod; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service for Mr. Roberts will be on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Mountain View Freewill Baptist Church with the Revs. Anthony Fox and Mike Brooks officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. His body will lie in state for one hour prior to the service. His family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. and at other times will be at his sister's home, 401 Martin Rd., Candler. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.

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  1. Earl and family, Sorry to hear of Mr. Robert’s passing but take comfort that when he took his last breath he was with the Lord and free of any pain. He’s not lost, we know he is with the Lord! My prayers will go up for you now and in the days ahead. Take comfort that through Jesus Christ you can be united with him again for ever and ever! What a day that will be!!

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  2. My sincerest prayers & condolences to the Roberts family. He was loved by many & will be missed by many, but we know we’ll get to see him again in Heaven!

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  3. Ann & family, I sympathy goes out to you as well as my love. I haven’t seen you guys in years, but when I was around Dick, he always had me laughing. He may be gone in body, but he will never be forgotten. I was good friends with Faye, & still am with her boys, but after I divorced out of the family I just stayed away; even though Faye wouldn’t hear of if. I really miss her too as I will miss Dick knowing he has left this earth, however glad to know he will no longer stuff from pain; but glad he is with Faye rejoicing and watching over the rest of his family. My prayers are with you all & just know God will see you through this rough time, you too will be rejoicing with them again one day. Keep Jesus in your heart and know I think of you quiet often, with love Kim Jenkins Pegg Rogers

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  4. thank you all for your kind words and treasured memories of our sweet father ..we will miss him but as already mentioned we know where he is and will see him again..please be ready to do so dads famous words ‘if we don’t see each other again down here met me up yonder in heaven’ thanks again the carl Roberts family

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