November 28, 2020, 73, Dudley
John Edward Roberts, Jr., of the Dudley area, known to some as Johnny, passed away Saturday afternoon, November 28, 2020, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was 73 years old.
Mr. Roberts had served in the North Carolina National Guard, was a member of Rhodes Friends Meeting where he sang in the choir, and had been employed by the Kellogg Company where he was a national sales manager at the time of his retirement.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Alice Hatch Roberts, of the home; two sons, Kevin Roberts with wife, Melissa, of Dudley, and Adam Roberts of Goldsboro, with fiancé, Tracy Adcock; grandchildren, Ethan Roberts and McKayla Smith; a brother, Worth Roberts with wife, Mary, of Rockwell, NC; and his in-laws from the Wilbert and Stella Hatch family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Ed Roberts and Isabelle Hudson Roberts; and a brother, Phillip Wade Roberts.
Private services will be held with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
A Tyndall Service.