Raeford Douglas Roberts

January 23, 1936 ~ March 16, 2022 (age 86)


Raeford Douglas Roberts, 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Pelican Health in Reidsville.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00PM Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in Reidlawn Cemetery with Military Rites by the Rockingham County Veterans Honor Guard.  People wishing to sign a register and pay their respects may come by Citty Funeral Home on Saturday, March 19, 2022, Sunday, March 20, 2022, and Monday, March 21, 2022, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM and on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 12:30 PM.

A native of Rockingham Co., he was a son of the late J. Gordon and Vera Cox Roberts and had lived in Reidsville all of his life.  Raeford was a member of Baptist Temple Church, where he had served as the Volunteer Music Director for many years, a Deacon, a member of the Brotherhood and went on many mission trips.  He worked for many years, with his father, at Freeway Builder Supply and was a NC National Guard Veteran.  Raeford was preceded in death by his parents, his son: David Douglas Roberts, and his brother:  Archie Taylor Roberts.

Surviving is his wife;  Carolyn Rand Roberts of Reidsville, his daughter; Anne Webster (Fred) of Pelham, his brother; Rev. Jeff Roberts (Beanie) of Angier, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to:  Baptist Temple Church 729 Wentworth St.  Reidsville, NC  27320.

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Graveside Service
March 22, 2022

2:00 PM
Reidlawn Cemetery
1530 Barnes St.
Redisville, NC 27320

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