George Roberts

Obituary of George Roberts

George Washington Roberts, 88, of Webster, FL, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Somers Hospice House in Sebring, FL. He was a member of the Church of God. He proudly served in the U. S. Army in WWII and was a member of the American Legion in Ft. Meade, Florida. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Roberts. He is survived by: step-daughter, Lena Wilson (Ronnie), Sylacauga, AL; sisters: Rena Marie Hoffman, Babson Park, FL, Flossie Northcut, McMinville, TN, Betty Rudine Albritton, Plant City, FL, Mae Moore, Waverly, FL, Shirley Chance (Charles), LaBelle, FL; brother, Carl Roberts (Leola), Ft. Meade, FL, Davis Roberts (Carolyn), Ft. Meade, FL.


A graveside service will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at Florida National Cemetery with Pastor Randall Belcher and the U.S. Army Honor Guard officiating. Family and friends will meet for a time of visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 at Purcell Funeral Home and then will leave for procession to the cemetery.