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Robert "Bob" Roberts

1942-2013 NORTH ADAMS Robert "Bob" Roberts, 71, formerly of North Adams, died unexpectedly on October 1, 2013, at his home in Southaven, Miss. He was born April 6, 1942 to the late Leo and Catherine Roberts of North Adams. He attended the former St. Joseph's High School in North Adams and served in the Army in Germany at the time the Berlin Wall was built. While in North Adams, he was employed by several businesses and owned and operated the former R & R Auto Body until he moved from the area and eventually became general manager of several major hotels and restaurants in Arizona, Utah, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. In his later years, he established and managed Bob-Bo's Place in Tunica and Horn Lake, MS. Bob is survived by his wife, Norma Roberts; his daughters, Robin Cozzolino of Claverack, N.Y. and Afton Roberts of Alabama; sons, Brent Field of Georgia and Shannon Sumner of Lanesboro, Mass.; sisters, Barbara Marceau of La Quinta, Calif., Dorothy Bayer of Richmond, R.I., and Kathleen Therrien of Williamstown, Mass.; five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Roberts. FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, October 12th at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel in Hernando, Miss.

This obituary was originally published in the North Adams Transcript.
Published online on Oct. 9, 2013 courtesy of North Adams Transcript.
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