Mr. Kenneth Odell Roberson, 65, was born May 8, 1949 to Angeline Roberson and Jetson Roberson. Mr. Roberson precedes him in death. On June 3, 2014 at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida, he heard the Master's voice and answered the call. Kenneth attended New Bethel Baptist Church prior to moving from Lake City under the pastorate of Rev. C. C. Rawls. Affectionately called "Wolf", Kenneth attended Richardson High School. He later received his GED, entered and completed a tenure with the Job Corps. A construction worker by trade, he worked until his health failed. Other precedents in death: sister, Deborah Dandy; brothers, Joseph Roberson and Jackie Roberson.
Left to cherish fond memories: devoted companion, Lizzie Simmons; loving mother, Angeline Roberson; sisters, Francena Waters, Mattie Dye (Oliver), Shirley Mack (Larry), Tammy Stewart; brother, Eric Roberson (Diane); adopted daughter, Tomeka Demps; grandsons, Tayvahn Jordan, Tyshawn Postell; aunts, Kathlean Scippio, Hattie Williams, Drusilla Cosby; devoted friend, Jackie Jones; hosts of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Kenneth Odell Roberson will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Lake City, FL, Inc. 550 NE Martin Luther King St. Lake City, FL. Alvin J. Baker, Pastor.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014 at New Bethel Baptist Church.
Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME. 292 NE Washington St. Lake City, FL. (386) 752-4366. Marq Combs-Turner, L.F.D. "The Caring Professionals"