Elwood “Rusty” Roberts Sr., 60, of Rogersville died Sunday, March 9, 2008 at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Rogersville Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday with Chris Joiner officiating. Burial will follow in Civitan Cemetery,

Pallbearers will be DeWayne Roberts, Rusty Roberts, Ricky Roden, Andy Sajovic, Greg Manley, Chris Manley, Jessie McGee, Shane Simpson, Joe Clemons and Bronson Smith.

Honorary pallbearers will be Cody Perry and Cody Roberts.

Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Ruby Roberts, and his father-in-law, Leroy Manley.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Manley Roberts of Rogersville; daughters, Alexis Dupreen Roberts of Killen and Christy Dawn Brewer and Phillip of Greenhill; sons, Elwood “Rusty” Roberts Jr. and Lisa of Killen and DeWayne Lance Roberts and Kristy of Athens; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; brother, Lawrence Edward Roberts and Shirley of Loretto, Tenn.; mother-in-law, Margurite Manley of Elgin; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and Sam, his loving dog.

Rusty served in the Navy for six years and was a member of Local No. 366.

Trending Video

Recommended for you