Flay "Mike" Miller Roberts, 81, of Cramerton, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, July 26, 2013 with his loving family by his side. Mike was born in Cramerton and was the son of the late Flay and Jenny Brandon Roberts.
Mike was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired from the Westinghouse Corporation as a Nuclear Turbine Mechanic. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Cramerton where he served as a Deacon. He was a member of the Cramerton Volunteer Fire Department.
Mike is survived by four daughters, Lynn Barrow and husband Steve of Aiken, South Carolina, Ann Sanger of Cramerton, Kim Roberts of Charlotte, Robin Roberts of Ft. Mill; two brothers, George Roberts and wife Sara Faye of California, Kentucky, Joe Roberts and wife Joyce of Sylva, North Carolina; one sister, Faye Turner of Arizona; 6 grandchildren, Sydney Mercurio, Lucas Barrow, Kristen Lefler, Kurt Sanger, Haley Roberts, Heather Norris.; 4 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, Cramerton with the funeral service to follow at 5:00 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church with Dr. David B. Julen officiating.
Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Belmont with Military Honors by the United States Army.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents; 1st wife, Thelma Sutton Roberts; 2nd wife, Bobbie Reese Roberts; four brothers, Bill Roberts, Cyrus Roberts, Jack Roberts, Shad Roberts; two sisters, Evelyn McGonagle, Rachel Barfield.
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054.
Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com
Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Roberts family.