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Gary Lynn Roberts, age 59, of 497 Washington St., Erwin, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Roberts was a native of Unicoi County and a son of the late Jeff and Ollie Coffee Roberts.
He was an auto body mechanic and a member of the Moose Lodge. He was a loving father and grandfather.
Mr. Roberts was a Baptist.
Survivors include daughter, Elisa Sinclair and husband, Jason of Norfolk, Va.; sons, Terry L. Roberts and wife, Denise of Erwin, and Michael Roberts of Erwin; step-son, Shawn DeMaria of Erwin; brother, James Russell Roberts and wife, Susan of Jonesborough; sisters, Susie Casey and husband, Billy of Erwin, and Ann Wilson and husband, James of Erwin; grandchildren, Taylor, Hanna, and Tavia; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Valley Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Otis Banks and Brian Brown officiated. Vocal selections were provided by the Voice of Gospel. Committal services were held Monday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. at Bumpass Cove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Michael Roberts, Tim Roberts, Shawn DeMaria, James Engle, Terry Webb and Michael Lockner.
Valley Funeral Home was in charge.