Gary Wayne “Buddy” Roberts, age 63,
of Whitley City, KY passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at
Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.
He was born on November 1, 1953 in
Baltimore, Maryland to the late Henry A. and Mary Ridner
Gary was of the Baptist faith. He
enjoyed gardening, fishing, the wildlife and being outdoors.
Gary was also a farmer and loved his cats and dogs.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda
Faye Helton Roberts; two step-sons, James Chuck Baker of
Somerset, and Timothy Ray (Heather Nicole) Baker of Eubank; two
step-daughters, Brenda Green of Somerset and Tammy Gail Clingan
of Spring City, TN; one brother, Jimmy (Janette) Roberts of
Baltimore, Maryland; five sisters, Karen Whitis of Somerset,
Shirley Roberts of Somerset, Barbara Coffman (James) of
Harrodsburg, Nancy Hardy of Michigan, and Patricia Greenwood of
North Carolina. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and
He was preceded in death by his
Visitation will be held on Saturday,
April 1, 2017 after 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks
Funeral Home with funeral services to follow at 2:00 p.m. at the
funeral home with Bro. Gary Haste officiating.
Burial will be in Grave Hill
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in
charge of the arrangements.