Owen Theodore Roberts Jr.
Owen Theodore Roberts, Jr. 76, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.
A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Owen Theodore Roberts. Owen was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and retired from the Granville County School System with twenty-five years of service. He served as a Granville County Commissioner of District 5 and served in the US Army during the Vietnam War
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday, July 23, 2020 in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Creedmoor by Rev. David Herman. Burial will be in Community Gardens in Stem. Visitation will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 AM prior to the Funeral Service at the Funeral Home. You may access the funeral service by clicking on the following link:
Funeral Service: https://vimeo.com/440481647
He is survived by his Mother, Mary Thaxton Roberts of Oxford; a sister, Patricia Roberts Hixson of Creedmoor, a brother, David Merritt Roberts of Oxford; a niece, Lauren Roberts of Franklinton; nephews, Eric and Bryant Hixson of Creedmoor and a niece, Wendy Bowling and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-two years, Carol Roberts; and a brother, Larry Roberts, and a niece Gina Hixson
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the Granville County Animal Shelter, 5650 Cornwall Rd., Oxford, NC 27565.
Eakes Funeral Home will be observing social distancing for all services, and asks everyone in attendance to wear a mask.