John Roberts, Jr. CHARLESTON - John Hilson Roberts, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the home of his son, John H. Roberts III in Bonneau Beach, SC. He was born on October 8, 1932, the son of John Hilson Roberts (1900-1976) and Ena Victoria Seel Roberts (1908-1978). He served in the United States Navy for four years during the Korean Conflict. Upon returning, he attended The Citadel graduating in 1960. He was a retired electrical engineer at the Charleston Naval Shipyard where he worked for thirty-five years. He was a loyal member of the North Charleston United Methodist Church for over fifty years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who is survived by his wife of 58 years, Susan Ligon Roberts, and their three children, Sandra Kay Lambert of Massachusetts, Vickie Leedy (Kevin) of Charleston, SC and John Hilson Roberts III (Sherry) of Bonneau Beach, SC; grandchildren Stacey VanSpronsen, Sierra Roberts, John H. Roberts IV, Mary Roberts, Heather Murray, Brittany McBride, Allison Lebert; and several great-grandchildren; his brothers Richard W. Roberts (Linda), Donald E. Roberts (Joanne), and Robert E. "Bobby" Roberts (Darlene); and sisters Gloria Amerson, Shirley R. Paige (Emppie), and Joan D. Sides (Ralph). The family will receive visitors at CAROLINA MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME between 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Funeral services will be held at North Charleston United Methodist Church, 1125 E. Montague Avenue in North Charleston, SC on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm. Burial will follow in CAROLINA MEMORIAL PARK, 7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Charleston, 4975 Lacross Road, Suite 200, North Charleston, SC 29406. Arrangements provided by CAROLINA MEMORIAL PARK FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATIONS 7113 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, SC 29406 (843) 797-2222. www.carolinamemorial.com Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston
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Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Mar. 1, 2013