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Rufus Lester Roberts

Posted on June 26, 2021

Obituaries

Creedmoor — Obituary on: Rufus Lester Roberts

Dateline: Creedmoor/ Granville County

Rufus Lester Roberts died peacefully on June 23 at the Treyburn Rehabilitation Center. He was 74.

Lester is survived by his brother David Lee Roberts (Rose), his nephew Eric Roberts (Tiffany), his nephew Heath Roberts (Linda), his niece Kara Roberts (Holly), and by his great nephew Aiden Roberts.

Lester was preceded in death by his parents Rufus French Roberts and Lucile Beaman Roberts, his brother Stancil Roberts, his sister- in- law Nancy Roberts, and by his nephew Austin Roberts.

Lester will be remembered by many as a kind and gentle soul known for his love of all sports especially UNC basketball. He could be quiet unless you raised the subject of sports.

Lester was a lifelong resident of Creedmoor.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, July 10 in the Creedmoor cemetery by Rev. Jared Hanson.

Online condolences can be made to www.eakesfuneralhome.com Select obits.

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