ROBERTS


First Posted: 7/7/2009

ROBERTS
PULASKI, Va. Jimmy C. Roberts, 77, of Pulaski, went to be with his Heavenly Father Monday, July 6, 2009. Born May 30, 1932, in Mount Airy, he was the son of Alvin Roberts and Maude DePalma Roberts. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Samuel. He was a long-time dedicated member of the Dublin Baptist Church. Jim was an avid sports fan, and he and Dorothy enjoyed watching Virginia Tech sports, the Atlanta Braves and college basketball. They enjoyed traveling, going on cruises, bird watching and flower gardening. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Dorothy Nunn Roop-Roberts of Pulaski; daughter, Penny Stroupe and husband Ron of Advance, N.C.; son, Scott Roberts of Wayne, Mich.; stepdaughters, Susan Dalrymple and husband Tim of Draper and Sheila Roop and fianc David Creed of Christiansburg; grandchildren, April Galloway and Travis Fulk; stepgrandchildren, Jacob Dalrymple and Chris and David and Adam Plemen; six great-grandchildren; sister, Louise Snider and husband Jerry of Orlando, Fla.; and close friend and sister-in-law, Fannie Nunn of Pulaski. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Dennis Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Shiloh Cemetery, Pulaski. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The family wishes to thank the Rev. Dennis Jones and the church family of Dublin Baptist Church and Dr. Richard Williams and the caring staff at Pulaski Health Care Center for their loving care and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be sent to the Dublin Baptist Church Food Pantry, 100 Hawkins St., Dublin, VA 24084. To send online condolences to the family, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com. Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.v

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