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Hillis Roberts

January 29, 2020


We celebrate the life and memory of Hillis Roberts whose death occurred on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.

He was a native of Sardis, GA  and attended the public schools of Chatham County. A graduate of Tompkins High School.

Hillis was a member of Second St. John Baptist Church where he served as an Usher.

He retired from ILA Local 1414 as a Longshoreman. 

Hillis was preceded in death by his wife, Stella L. Roberts, son, Ernest Roberts, and brother, David Roberts. 

He leaves behind, four sons, Kenneth (Shirley) Roberts, Glenn (Elaine) Roberts, Elbert Roberts, and Jeffrey Roberts, and  one daughter, Laurie Hood, 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.  

Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at

Second St. John Baptist Church

1323 Golden Street ~ Savannah, GA 

Rev. Marques C. Johnson, Officiating 

Interment ~ Bonaventure Cemetery (Greenwich Section) 

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