Frank Roberts

Obituary of Frank David Roberts

Frank David "Buzz" Roberts, Jr.,

79, of Terra Alta, died Wednesday July 4, 2018 at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV.

The son of the late Frank D. Roberts, Sr and Anna Mary Greathouse Roberts, he was born August 2, 1938 in Charleston, WV.

Buzz was a member of Hillcrest Chapel Church. He was an auto mechanic at Street's Garage in Masontown. He opened his own business, Hopemont Auto Repair, in Hopemont, and was still doing inspections and spreading Gods word until his recent illness. His main mission in life was to bring others to Christ for their salvation and make Heaven his home.

He is survived by his wife, Caroline Janet Bowser Roberts; two daughters, Barb Bailey of Grafton and Pam (Tony) Perando of Newport, TN; five sons and spouses, Mike Roberts and Cheryl Wandel of Terra Alta, Rex (Michelle) Roberts of Wytheville, VA, Frank Roberts III and Dawn of Terra Alta, Huey (Charity) Roberts of Terra Alta and Stacy (Catherine) Roberts of Oakland, MD; a step-son and spouse, Maynard (Kathy) Armstrong of Terra Alta; two step-daughters and spouses, Shirley (Stuart) Doll of York, PA and Carolyn Sue (Richard) Smith of Dallas, TX; 17 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 10 step grandchildren and many friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie R. Casteel Roberts; one brother, Richard A. Roberts; three sisters, Roberta Jean Christopher, Betty Jean Thomas and Louann Carlton; one son, Tracy Jo Roberts and one great great granddaughter, Presley Ann.

Family and friends will be received at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 and from 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2018 until the 12:00 noon time of service with Barry Kirk officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

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A Memorial Tree was planted for Frank
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Arthur H Wright Funeral Home