Lewis David Roberson

Published 2:11 pm Monday, August 10, 2020

Graveside service for Mr. Lewis David Roberson will be 3 p.m., Friday, August 14, 2020, at Bethel Temple Cemetery. There will be a memorial drive through visitation Wednesday, August 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Bethel Temple Pentecostal Church, 1610 Caleb Drive, Hwy. 84 East Frontage Road.

Mr. Roberson, 77, of Brookhaven, passed from this life August 9, 2020, at Post-Acute Medical in Hammond, Louisiana. He was born in Lynn, Mississippi, October 30, 1942. He was a transmission mechanic and owner of Brookhaven Transmission for 40 years. He was also a lifetime member of Heucks Retreat Volunteer Fire Department and served 17 years in the Auxiliary Sheriff Department. Mr. Roberson enjoyed visiting the Smoky Mountains and soaking in the beauty of God’s creation there. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lewis David Roberson Sr., and Lucy Lou Roberson; brother, Rev. Jack Roberson; sister, Helen Grimes; son-in-law, Chris Smith; daughter-in-law, Bethany Roberson; and father- and mother-in-law, G.T. and Bertha Orman.

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Those who remain to cherish his memory are his wife, Geraldean “Jerrie” Roberson; son, Alton Roberson; daughters, Tammy Martin and husband, Rev. Joel Martin, and Amanda Smith White and husband, Samuel; sisters, Dottie Capps and husband, Mike, Peggie Flowers and husband, Wiley, and Mary Cannon; 12 grandchildren, Hayley Philips, Garrett Roberson and wife, Heather, Parker Roberson and girlfriend, Terrah Adams, Ashlyn Martin, Cassidy Roberson and boyfriend, Will Carr, Leyton Roberson, Addalyn Martin, Isabella White, Micah Smith, William White, Mia Smith, Annistyn Martin; four-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and honorary grandkids.

We will proceed to the cemetery from Riverwood at 2:30 p.m. for those who would like to join the procession.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.