Fred E. Roberts Jr.
1933 - 2020
Fred E. Roberts Jr.

April 16, 1933 - November 18, 2020

Fred Edward Roberts Jr., 87, of Charlottesville, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Born on April 16, 1933, in Charlottesville, he was the son of the late Fred E. Roberts Sr. and Dorothy Estes Roberts. He was also predeceased by his beloved wife of 65 years, Naomi S. Roberts; and a sister, Rosa Thacker.

He leaves behind a brother, Calvin Roberts of Keswick, Va.; and a sister, Dorothy (Polly) Dudley of Pittsburgh, Pa. He is survived by his sons, Ronnie Roberts (Cheryl) and Wayne Roberts; his daughter, Lisa Roberts (Kenny); three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Fred, also known as "Shorty", worked for many years as a bricklayer with R.E. Lee & Sons and later with Rogers Masonry in Orange before retiring.He was a longtime member and Deacon of Calvary Baptist Church and a devoted family man.

Special thanks go to the staff at RoseWood Village in Hollymead for their kind and considerate care for Fred.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 23, 2020, at Holly Memorial Gardens with Pastor Roi Savai'inaea officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 1675 Avon St Ext., Charlottesville, VA 22902. Condolences may be made to the family at

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Published by Daily Progress on Nov. 22, 2020.
Graveside service
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So sorry to hear that Fred has passed away. He was a special person to all who knew him. Cherish his memory and keep him in your heart always. RIP Fred.
Debbie Osman-Smelser
November 23, 2020
Condolences to the Roberts family. Mr Roberts was a very kind man.
Jennifer Lambrecht
November 22, 2020
Condolences to the Robert's family. Have missed seeing Mr. Robert's in the neighborhood doing his daily walks. You all are in my prayers.
Avis Haney
November 22, 2020
Such a sweet Godly man. Always had a smile. Many memories growing up at Calvary Baptist. Prayers of comfort to the family.
Tricia Lowry Johnson
November 22, 2020
Ronnie sorry for your family´s loss. I had the opportunity to work on a few construction projects and witness your father´s masonry skills. I am sure his work is all around us. God Bless
Douglas McGlothlin
November 22, 2020