Robert Arthur Roberts



Robert Arthur “Snooks” Roberts, 84, died Monday, March 13, 2017, at his home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00PM Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Cornerstone Community Church (formerly Evangelical Methodist Church) located at 415 McCoy Rd. and burial will follow in Evergreen Memory Gardens.
A native of Rockingham Co., he was a son of the late James Motley and Ruby Stiers Roberts and had lived in Reidsville all of his life. Mr. Roberts was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War where he attained the rank of Sergeant and received the Bronze Star, was a member of Cornerstone Community Church and had served on the Building Committee. He was a self-employed Carpenter and Home Builder. Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by his parents and by his step-mother; Elsie Roberts, brothers; Wayne Roberts, Mike Stiers, & Frank Stiers, and by a sister; Ruby Knight.
Surviving is his wife; Louise Rakestraw Roberts of the home, son; Jimmy Roberts (Nellie) of Reidsville, daughter; Patricia Gilley (Marshall) of Reidsville, brothers; Kenneth “Nub” Roberts and Jack Roberts both of Reidsville, sister; Glendora Roberts of Reidsville, granddaughters; Sarah Gilley & Jessica Gilley.
The family will see friends from 6:00 till 8:00PM Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Cornerstone Community Church and at other times at 306 Linden Rd. Reidsville, NC 27320. Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Roberts family. Online condolences may be made at