By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen
By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen


Mr. Billy L. Roberts, age 75, of Lawrenceville, passed away July 23, 2016.  He grew up in Augusta, son of the late Hershell and Veona Smoak Roberts.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Billy was a millwright and an electrician, and he enjoyed fishing.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers: Kenneth, Ronald, Wayne, Charles, and Marion Roberts, and great-granddaughter: Winter Nova Toncz Cates.

He is survived by his children and their spouses: Tracy and Jeff Deel of Meansville, Wendy Roberts of Lawrenceville and Rev. Landon and Lorinda Roberts of Columbia, MD; brother: Gerald Roberts of Augusta; sisters and brothers-in-law: JoAnn and Ray Dowds of Augusta, Carolyn and Jack Mason of Hephzibah, and Brenda Frommer of Aiken SC; 13 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit the family on Wednesday, July 27, from 2-3 p.m., at the funeral home.  Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m., in the chapel of Moody-Daniel Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Deel, and Rev. Landon Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Fincher Memorial Cemetery in Meansville.

Moody-Daniel Funeral Home in Zebulon, GA, is in charge of arrangements.