Charles S. Roberts Sr., age 79, of Douglas, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at Vista Park. Mr. Roberts was born on December 7, 1938, in Douglas, GA to the late John W. Roberts and Floy Roberts.
Mr. Roberts was a Deputy Sheriff working for the Nicholls Police Department, with Winn Dixie for many years and was a farmer. He was a member of Saving Grace Ministries.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Mathews Roberts and four sisters, Ollie Cook, Lena Bennett, Faye Austin and Elizabeth Anisworth.
Survivors include: daughters: Marsha Cohen of Douglas, GA and Dessia Davis and husband Joey of Brunswick, GA.; five sons: Charles Roberts, Jr of Douglas, GA, John Roberts and wife Debbie of Douglas, GA, Austin Roberts of Douglas, GA, Matthew Roberts of Douglas, GA and Bobby Roberts of Douglas, GA. two sisters: Barbara Eidam and husband Karl of Marietta, GA, Sue Haynes and husband Julian of Murrayville, GA. ; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 30, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Saving Grace Ministries with Rev. Cliff Kirkland officiating. He will lie-in-state from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the church. Interment to follow in Franklin Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, March 29, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Sims Funeral Home.
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Sims Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.