SSG Darol Dean Roberts, 64, died at his home in Vass, N.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012.
He was born to Roy Lee and Opal Roberts in the Pine Mountain community of Grayson County on April 13, 1948.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Edwards Roberts and daughter Sarah Roberts of the home; one brother and wife, Jerry and Judy Roberts of Galax; and one sister and husband, Doris and Nick Moody of Woodlawn; his mother-in-law, Inez Edwards; brother-in-law, Ernie Edwards; sister-in-law, Carolyn Sue Edwards, all of Hillsville; several uncles and an aunt; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held at Cox Memorial Funeral Home in Vass, N.C., on Saturday. Burial followed in the House of the Lord Cemetery in Vass.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College Street Oxford, N.C. 27565.
This is a courtesy announcement by Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home.
Published in Galax Gazette from Oct. 8 to Oct. 9, 2012