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J. D. Roberts, 84, died Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at his residence. He was born February 8, 1936, in Prentiss County to Julius Dalton Roberts and Annabell Cox Roberts. He was a member of Ellistown Baptist Church. He was retired from the Army National Guard after 26 years of service. He was retired from NexAir and had served as custodian of Ellistown Baptist Church for 20 years. He loved gardening. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Gideons. In honor of Mr. Roberts service to his country United Funeral Service will fly the U. S. Army flag during his service. Bro. Mike Powell and Bro. Lane Pickens will officiate.
There will be a graveside service at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 20,at Ellistown Cemetery.