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John Franklin ("Johhny") Roberts

March 5, 1971 ~ December 24, 2018 (age 47)

John “Johnny” Franklin Roberts
March 5, 1971 – December 24, 2018

Johnny Roberts, 47, of Engelhard, died, Monday, December 24, 2018 at his residence.

Born in Craven County, March 5, 1971, he was the son of Patricia Toler of New Bern and Ricky Roberts and stepmother Mary Roberts of Mappsville, VA. He was married to the former Beverly “Genia” Gibbs Roberts who survives.

Johnny was a commercial fisherman, who loved hunting, listening to music, children and spending time with his wife and his faithful companion, Kash.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Pleasant Grove Church of Christ. Steven Mills will officiate.

In addition to his wife surviving is his paternal grandparents, Susie and Richard Roberts of Grantsboro, NC; a brother, Jared Roberts  and his companion, Cameron Gibbs of Engelhard; one sister, Jenny Roberts of Grantsboro, NC; two half -sisters, Laura Roberts and Sarah Roberts of Mappsville, VA and two step sisters, Karmen Mersengille of Greenbackville, VA and Morgan Bowles of Virginia Beach, VA; two aunts, Debra Rowe of Grantsboro, NC and Shirley Long of Washington, NC; one uncle, James Ireland of Broadway, NC, three nieces, Carley Roberts, Tiffaney Webber, Brittney Webber; one great niece, SaRhia Barrow;  a nephew, Ledarius Barnett;  mother and father in-law, Gene and Debbie Gibbs and a sister-in-law, Tammy Brooks all of Engelhard.

He was preceded in death by a brother Josh Roberts, stepfather, Daniel Toler and his maternal grandparents Shirley and Derwood Ireland.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.

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