Lewis G. Roberts Jr., 68, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Emerald-Hodgson Hospital in Sewanee.
He was a member of the Church of Christ at Altamont and had worked in logging, nursery and with dairy cattle. He was born in Gross' Cove in Grundy County to Lewis G. Roberts Sr. and Tennie Bouldin Roberts, who preceded him in death along with his daughter, Kathy Darlene Smith; sister, Lena Mae Roberts; and grandsons, Caleb Smith and Bryan Roberts.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Betty Sue Brymer Roberts; son, Charles Gordon (Sandra) Roberts of Lewisburg; daughter, Kimberly Michelle Arnold of Tullahoma; sisters, Mary Betty June Roberts and Patricia (Gerald) Austin, both of McMinnville; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren;
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday with ministers Joe D. Gray and Ray Winton officiating with burial to follow at Altamont Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 10 p.m. Friday at Layne Funeral Home in Altamont (www.laynefuneralhome.com).
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 8, 2013