Larry Ray Roberts – July 24, 2022

Information courtesy of Hunter Funeral Home.

Mr. Larry Ray Roberts, age 70 of Sparta, passed away at 4:09pm on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

Larry was born February 5, 1952 in Putnam County to the late Ray Lewis & Rose Marie Tabors Roberts. He worked in maintenance for Perdue in Monterey for 30 years. As an Antique Tractor Pulling enthusiast, he competed in several county fairs as well as out-of-state competitions. In addition, Larry enjoyed camping, gardening and farming. He was an active member of Pistole Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law Kenneth & Ann Griffin.

Surviving family members left to cherish his memory include his wife of 50 years Sharon Roberts

Two daughters: Stephanie Roberts Miller and Kendra Roberts

Sister: Patrena Hicks and husband Robin

Nephews: Chase (Kacie) Hicks, Kyle (Shauna) Hicks, Logan (Morgan) Hicks

Great nieces and nephews: Cameron, Kinley, Knox and Haley


Funeral services will be conducted 11:00am Friday, July 29, 2022 at Pistole Baptist Church with burial in Saylors Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8:00pm Thursday at the church. Clint Walker and Harlen Simmons will officiate.

Chase Hicks, Kyle Hicks, Logan Hicks, Adam Stafford, Jonathan Hutson, Marty Usrey, Jeff Sliger and Eddie Rector will serve the family as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Lynn Hickey, Donald Huff, Chris King, David Roberts, Stanton Nash, Darrell Jackson and Dale Robinson

Hunter Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.

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