Gleason Franklin Roberts (1921 - 2018)


Gleason Franklin Roberts, 96, of Galax, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in the Hillsville Health and Rehab Center.
He was born on Feb. 27, 1921, in Carroll County, to Charlie Washington and Lillie Mae Isom Roberts.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Dotson Roberts.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law David Roberts and Trudy Whitney of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; grandson and wife Brian and Ellen Roberts of California; sister-in-law Mary Dotson; several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Jennings Cemetery with military rites by the Grayson VFW Post 7726. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 p.m. until time for the funeral service at the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to either the VFW Post of the donor's choice or to the Salvation Army, 615 Slaters Lane, P.O. Box 269, Alexandria, Va. 22313.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.
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Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14, 2018
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