Bobby Lee Roberts, 82, of Star City passed away on January 12, 2019.
He was born on September 17, 1936 in Star City to the late, George Dewey and Effie Lee Zachary Roberts.
Mr. Roberts was a longtime mechanic for Cogbill Motors in Star City. He later retired from his own mechanic business. He was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Star City, the American Legion Roy Jason Fish Post 37 in Star City, the United Kennel Club and the Arkansas Coon Hunters Association. He loved to coon hunt.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Roberts was also preceded in death by his wife, Dollie Mae Roberts; four brothers, Dewey Vernon Roberts, Herman Roberts, Charles Roberts, Raymond Roberts; and a sister, Bernice Burns.
Survivors include one son, Troy Roberts (Shari) of Star City; three daughters, Donna Roberts Wells (Kenneth) of Monticello, Diana Roberts of Star City and LeeAnne Willis (Glenn) of Sheridan; three sisters, Hallie McEntire, Susan Hunter (Leonard), and Marcia Jenkins all of Star City; and eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Sunday, January 13 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Star City.
Services will be held on Monday, January 14, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Bro. Dwayne Roper officiating. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jonathan Willis, Justin Willis, Tyler Morgan, Drew Wells, Kane Roberts, and Michael Booth. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ronald Lee McEntire, Dalton Zachary and G.C. Holloway.