Earl Roberts

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Earl R. Roberts

CONCORD - Earl Raymond Roberts, 89, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis.

Mr. Roberts was born March 31, 1924, in Richland Parish, La., to the late Earl Randolph Roberts and Eula Mae Robinson Roberts. Earl worked and retired from Cannon Mills Weave Room 7. He was a World War II veteran; a lifelong member of the VFW Post 8989; and he was the world's greatest husband, father, paw-paw and uncle.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Louise Roberts; two daughters, Pam Parker (Richard) of Concord and Kim Davis (Tim) of Concord; four grandchildren, Capt. Matt Parker (Megan), Tommy Parker, Luke Davis, Colby Davis; two great-grandchildren, Jaxson Parker and Lux Parker; another precious great-granddaughter on the way; many nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Peggy Fink and Frances Mercurio.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and four sisters, Nellie "Tappy" Girod, Laverne Willis, Virginia Morgan and Irene Herrin.

Service and Visitation: A funeral service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Toni Ruth Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 2:30-4 p.m. Saturday prior to the service. At other times, they will be at his residence from noon Friday through Saturday evening.

Memorials: In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to Tucker Hospice House, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

Online condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com
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Published in Salisbury Post on Sept. 20, 2013
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