Roberto Antonio Paredes

Roberto Antonio Paredes

August 9, 66,

Roberto Antonio Paredes left this world to be with Jesus Sunday afternoon. Roberto was a beloved husband, father, grandpa and friend whose love for life and others was apparent to all who met him.

Roberto was born in Panama City on September 22, 1953 to the late Jose and Gloria Dela-Cruz. He owned and operated a mobile home moving company in Goldsboro. He was a longtime member of Liberty Baptist Church. He was devoted to his church, served as chairman, and was involved in many activities where he utilized his gifts and abilities to share the love of God.

Roberto enjoyed working with horses and loved the opportunities to help others in their mission work in other countries. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his precious grandchildren. He will be remembered by many as a tall man with a big heart.

A service celebrating Roberto’s life will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The family will greet friends following the service at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife, Arelys Paredes; daughters, Patricia Reavis (Chris), Arelys Estella Paredes Arriaga (Juan Carlos), Monica Paredes (Jesse Barajas), Janella Paredes (fiancée, Derek Metzger) and Doris Esther Paredes; son, Jose Antonio Paredes; grandchildren, Jackelynne Elizabeth Vasquez Paredes, Ashley Stella Arriaga, Leovel Vasquez, Jr., Jammella Gisselle Barajas, Josselynne Gisselle Vasquez, Millania Angelynne Barajas and Shanel Areli Arriaga; brothers, Alex Paredes, Louis Fernando Paredes, Jose Dela Cruz Paredes; and sister, Gloria Estella Paredes.