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Burial

Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery
Friday August 6th, 2021

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Visitation

Friendship United Methodist Church
Friday August 6th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Friendship United Methodist Church
Friday August 6th, 2021
2:00pm

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Melvin Delton Roberson

Melvin Delton Roberson, 74, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Hospice of Rockingham County.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, August 6, 2021, at Friendship United Methodist Church Pastor Kevin Cochran officiating, burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the Church.
Melvin was born on February 7, 1947, to the late Odell and Minnie Roberson and was raised in Brown Summit. He later joined the National Guard and received the Solider of the Year award during his time in service. He married his wife, Marjorie Knight Roberson, on June the 29, 1969 and together they raised their son, Michael Delton Roberson. Melvin enjoyed working outside, fishing, going to the coast, cookouts, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a dedicated husband and father and will be missed by all who knew him.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Odell Delton Roberson and Minnie Lee Gordon Roberson. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Knight Roberson; son, Michael Delton Roberson and wife Tammy; grandchildren, Troy Randolph Roberson, Trey Delton Roberson; sister, Jewel Roberson Lewis and husband Giles; nephews, Todd Lewis and wife Melanie, Scotty Lewis and wife Kristie; in addition to other extended family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to Friendship United Methodist Church, 5222 NC-150, Browns Summit, NC, 27214, or to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.


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Margie so sorry to hear about Melvin we just found out today Sat.Aug 7 Your family are in our thoughts and prayers 🙏🌹

Sandra Smith Aug 7 2021 3:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Roberson

Jimmy&Sandra Smith Aug 7 2021 3:37 PM

U are in our prayers

Sharon Loye Danny Weaver Aug 6 2021 3:27 PM

So sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers for you all during this time.

Lonnie and Sheryl (Gordon) Hubbard Aug 6 2021 1:29 PM

Thinking of y'all with love and sympathy during this difficult time. Hang on to those wonderful memories.

Alice Simpson Aug 6 2021 10:26 AM

We are so sorry to hear this. Prayers for you and all your family. We love you 💕💕 🌹

Nadine Knight Aug 5 2021 1:56 PM

Heart felt sorry in the death of an old friend. Enjoyed a lot of life with Melvin. My heart is broken with the loss of an old friend.

Harvey Warren Aug 4 2021 7:16 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Roberson

Sharon G Walker Aug 4 2021 7:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Roberson

Joe Arnold Walker Aug 4 2021 7:04 PM

Uncle Melvin took me to my first race. I was proud to tell people when I worked at the City of Greensboro that he was my uncle. Everyone I ran into that knew him thought very highly of him. I will miss him.

larry nelson Aug 4 2021 7:00 PM

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