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Robin Roberts Obituary

Robin Eugene Roberts
Robin Eugene Roberts

April 17, 1956 - January 13, 2018
Born in Cheyenne, WY
Resided in Asheville, NC
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Robin Eugene Roberts, 61, of Asheville, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, January 13, 2018.

A native of Buncombe County, Robin was a son of Carolyn S. Roberts and the late Fred E. Roberts.

Robin is survived by his beloved wife of 25 years, Karen Roberts; daughter, Jennifer Harkins; grandson, Ben Harkins of Asheville; sister, Donna Warren and Melvin of Alexander; and aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Robin was a 1974 graduate of Clyde A. Erwin High School and attended Southwestern College in Sylva,NC. He made a career with Thermo-Fisher Scientific of 34 years.
Most of his life he was a member of Emma Baptist Church. He was born in Cheyenne, WY and loved the outdoor lifestyle of fishing, camping, hunting, Nascar, and taking vacations with his family who he always put first. He will be remembered as a sweet, gentle, meek and humble man who never complained. His family will forever miss him as well as his cats Milo and Otis.

Funeral services for Mr. Roberts will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Van Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hills Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank CarePartners Hospice for their help.

Flowers are accepted and appreciated.





Groce Funeral Home
1401 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC US 28806
Monday, January 15, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Groce Funeral Home
1401 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC US 28806
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
11:00 AM
Green Hills Cemetery
25 New Leicester Highway
Asheville, NC US 28806
Tuesday, January 16, 2018


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