Robert L. Roberts, of Wilmington, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice LifeCareCenter of Wilmington. Born in New Hanover County on May 15, 1948, he was the son of the late Robert and Magdalene Goff Roberts.
For over 30 years, Robert was a truck driver for Springer-Eubank Oil Co. Inc. and W.K. Hobbs Inc. oil company of Wilmington. His hobbies were fishing and four-wheeling. Also, he loved to travel in the United States and abroad.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Rachel ‘Lashell’ Roberts of Wilmington; three sons, Robert William Roberts of Raleigh, Michael James Roberts of Wilmington and John Paul Roberts of Florence, Ariz.; one daughter, Christina Blume of Rocky Point; two sisters: Mary Mosley of Wilmington and Sharon Lamb of Watha; four grandchildren, Jessica, Lillian, Holly and River; six great-grandchildren; mother-in-law, Maxine Wright of Wilmington; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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