Lee Roberts, age 69 of Eminence, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Homestead Nursing Center. Son of the late Lloyd B. Roberts and Hazel (Tingle) Jones, he was a Trackman with CSX Railroad and a member of Smithfield Baptist Church.
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He is survived by two daughters: LeAnn Chesher (Todd), Turners Station; Becky Hawkins (Bill), Port Royal; one sister, Yvonne Dunavan, Eminence; five grandchildren and two nephews.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. The Rev. Ed Life, pastor of Smithfield Baptist Church, officiated. Interment was in Port Royal Cemetery. Visitation was after 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Prewitt New Castel Funeral Home..
Pallbearers were Matthew Chesher, Cody Chesher, Craig Meadows, Chris Meadows, Dustin Hawkins and Aaron Barrows.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Smithfield Baptist Church Building Fund or the WHAS Crusade for Children.
Published in Henry County Local on Feb. 6, 2013