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.
Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Roberts family and online condolences may be made at www.cittyfh.com