Melvin Lee Roberts
Melvin Lee Roberts, 76, of Durham County passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Duke University Medical Center.
A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late William Hubert Roberts Sr. and Etheline Grace Tingen. He was a medical research instrument maker and retired from UNC Physiology Department. He was a member of Creedmoor United Methodist Church. He was an adult volunteer scout leader and enjoyed fishing and tinkering with and collecting cars. A graveside service will be held Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Creedmoor Cemetery in Creedmoor, NC.
He is survived by two daughters; Susan Roberts Eudy of Creedmoor and Lesley Roberts Mazzeo of Stem, a son, David Lee Roberts of Athens, GA, three grandchildren; Michael Eudy Jr. of Creedmoor, and John and Davis Mazzeo, both of Stem, four sisters-in-law; Mary Lanier Roberts, Linda Davis Marshall, Rose Davis Krueger and Annie Davis Isenhower, a brother-in-law; James Cobey Davis and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 41 years; Beverley Davis Roberts, one brother; William Hubert Roberts Jr. (Bill), one sister; Mary Louise Roberts, one grandchild Nathan William Eudy, and a son-in-law; Michael Mazzeo.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 12:00 – 1:45 PM prior to the service at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.