We celebrate the life and memory of Mr. Willie Roberson whose death occurred Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Oceanside Health and Rehab on Tybee Island, GA.
On Tuesday, July 23, 2020, Deacon Willie Roberson transitioned over into the Lord’s hands. He was a loyal son, brother, father, friend, and husband.
Willie was born in Screven County, GA on November 24, 1933 to the late David Roberson and Vinnie Verdree who preceded him in death. He attended and graduated Screven County High School, where he was soon drafted into military service. Following his return home, he moved to Savannah, GA where he would meet his loving wife Lula Beatrice Cuttray.
Willie was known for being a hard and dedicated worker at both Rheem Manufacturing Company and Huey’s Restaurant where he retired from both after 20 plus years of service. He dedicated his life to family and God. He was a dedicated and active member in church where he served as a Deacon at Miller’s Temple Deliverance Center, he enjoyed singing in numerous choirs in the church and serving on the Usher’s Board.
Willie and Lula were joined in Holy Matrimony on April 4, 1959 and to this union six children were born, two sons and four daughters; David (Lorraine) Roberson, who preceded him in death, Shirley Kemp, Ernest Roberson, Sharon (Tony) R. Singleton, Regina R. Simmons, and Synthia Roberson. He also leaves to cherish his memory: 34 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, eight great great grandchildren, spiritual Goddaughter, Janice Dixion, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Willie was the last remaining Roberson patriarch, his legacy of faith, honesty, and strength is felt by all and will remain within us.
Public Viewing will be held 4-6 p.m. Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Campbell & Sons Funeral Home 124 W. Park Ave. Savannah, GA
Graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2020 at Boyd's Temple Cemetery Millcreek Rd. Ellabell, GA
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