E. Junior Roberts


E. Junior Roberts, 74, a resident of Elkins, passed away Friday evening, Sept. 22, 2017.

He was born Oct. 13, 1942, at Valley Bend, a son of the late Everett Cain Roberts and Lendal Simmons Roberts.

On Nov. 17, 1962, at McHenry, Maryland, he was married to Betty Lou Savage Roberts, who survives.

Also surviving are one son, Everett Dwayne Roberts and wife, Debbie, of Buckhannon; two brothers, Roger Lee Roberts and wife, Paula Sue, of Waynesboro, Virginia, and James Lee Roberts of Valley Bend; two sisters, Margaret Ann Decker and husband, Joe, of Manassas, Virginia, and Patty Sue Fordyce and husband, Albert, of Valley Bend; and two grandchildren, Douglas Dwayne Roberts and Dianna Christine Roberts of Buckhannon.

Junior retired from United Parcel Service after 30 years, where he worked as a delivery driver. He was a member of the Tygart Valley Lions Club and the First United Methodist Church of Elkins.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home at Elkins. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Brian Seders officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tygart Valley Fire Department, P.O. Box 50, Dailey, WV 26259; Randolph County Emergency Squad, 2 Eleventh St., Elkins, WV 26241; or to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 315 Kerens Ave., Elkins, WV 26241 in memory of Junior.

The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for E. Junior Roberts. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.