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Mr. Willie E. Roberts, 56, of Holladay Street, Suffolk, Virginia, formerly of Waterbury, transitioned Monday, October 29, 2018, at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was the son of the late Henry Roberts and Nellie Ruth (Nowell) Roberts. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James Roberts and Ricky Roberts; one sister, Nellie Roberts.

Willie was educated in the Waterbury public school system. He continued his education and received his carpentry training from Wilcox Tech. He was a local businessman and a member of Love Center Family Church since 1998, where he served on numerous auxiliaries' such as the Deacon's Ministry, Usher's Ministry, Men of Wisdom, LCFC Security Team and the Men's Choir. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He leaves to cherish his memory his son, Willie Roberts Jr. of Amherst, MA; daughter, Jena' Wilson of Stamford, CT; two brothers, Richard Roberts of Waterbury, CT and Charles Roberts (Dorothy) of Florence, SC; sister, Selena Roberts of Waterbury, CT; sister-in-law, Mary Colleen Roberts of Waterbury, CT; six godchildren, Mahogany Hodges Smalls, Crystal Hodges Smalls, Jasmine Hodges Smalls, Serenity Baker, Marcus Baker, and Pierre Baker; very special friends, Adele Reid, Patricia Goodman, and Marcella Parker; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2018, at New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministries. He will be laid to rest at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2018, in Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterbury, CT. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. and Chapel Memorial Funeral Home, Waterbury, CT.