Freddie Ray Roberts, Sr., age 72 of North Tazewell, VA died Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Salem VA Medical Center in Salem, VA. Born October 24, 1944 in McDowell County, WV, he was a son of the late Forest and Ruth Crouse Roberts. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where he served in the rank of 1st Lieutenant. Freddie was a Bronze Star Medal recipient. He was a member of Barns Beavers VFW Post 7136 of Tazewell, VA. Freddie was a long time employee of the McCann family and Ramey family auto dealerships. He retired from the former Andy Clark Ford, now Ramey Ford in Princeton, WV.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Freddie Roberts, Jr. and a brother, Dave Roberts.
He is survived by his wife, Connie Yates Roberts; son, Brian "Spanky" Roberts of Huntersville, NC; brother, William Roberts of Petersburg, VA; sister, Gloria Lally of Virginia Beach, VA; special nephew, Michael Lally.
In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated, and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home of Tazewell, VA is serving the family.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on October 12, 2017