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Obituary for Thomas Edward Roberts
Thomas Edward Roberts, 91, of Kershaw, S.C., passed away, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at his home. Born in Kershaw, S.C., he was a son of the late Johnny Coleman Roberts and Annie Bell Catoe Roberts Fields. Mr. Roberts was a United States Army veteran. He also enjoyed fishing and turkey hunting. He retired from Fort Jackson Civil Service after 30 years of service.
He is survived by 2 sons, Billy E. (Carolyn) Roberts of Gaston, S.C., Rickey D. (Sherry) Roberts of Kershaw, S.C.; 2 daughters, Patricia R. (Jimmy) Meadors of Kershaw, SC. and Helen R. (Herbert) Nates of Wagener, S.C.; a daughter-in-law, Ruth A. Becker Roberts of Lugoff, S.C.; 3 brothers, Johnnie D. (Rose Mary) Roberts of Rock Hill, S.C., Ronnie W. Roberts of Kershaw, S.C. and Monnie R. Roberts of Kershaw, S.C.; 2 sisters, Brenda J. Roberts (Phillip) Baker of Heath Springs, S.C. and Nancy C. Roberts (Harry) Hilton of Kershaw, S.C. and a special brother-in-law that was like a son, Bobby Ray Moree, Sr. of Lancaster, S.C. He is also survived by 3 brother-in-laws, Perry Lee Moree of Georgia, Tommy (Brenda) Moree of Georgia and William (Loria) Moree of S.C.; 18 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 7 great –great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Rosevon Moree Roberts; 2 sisters, Dorothy Lee Roberts Carnes and Bonnie Sue Roberts Taylor; a daughter-in-law, Mary Evon Odom Roberts; a son, Tommy Derrick Roberts and a grandson, Nathan Brady Roberts.
The family will receive friends, Friday, May 7, 2021, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Baker Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be conducted, Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Baker Funeral Home, Rev. James Johnson will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Kershaw City Cemetery with military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.