Lonnie Willard Roberts Jr., 57, of Troutman, N.C., passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021. Born November 29, 1963 in Welch, W.Va., Lonnie was the son of the late Lonnie Willard Roberts Sr. and Josephine Baker Roberts.
Lonnie was a truck driver who greatly loved his church family and loved playing music, and he was a huge fan of football, loudly cheering for the Cincinnati Bengals.
In addition to his parents, Lonnie was preceded in passing by his brother, Kevin Roberts.
Lonnie is survived by his son, Justin Bowles of Mooresville, N.C.; one sister, Carrie Roberts of Avondale, W.Va.; one brother, Ricky Roberts and wife Cindy of Mooresville, N.C.; special friend, Revonda Bowles of Mooresville, N.C.; cousin and close friend, Chuck Stinson and wife Sandra of Troutman, N.C.; very special aunt, Ruth Stinson of Troutman, N.C.; three nieces: Candace Meadows and husband Andy of Virginia, Payton Roberts of Avondale, W.Va., and Hannah Roberts and fiance Dalton Follrod of Mooresville, N.C.; two nephews, Ryan and Dalton Roberts of Avondale, W.Va.; and great niece, Harper Meadows of Virginia as well as a host of additional uncles, aunts and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at The Independent Church of God located in Avondale, W.Va., with Reverend Danny Bowles officiating. Friends may call prior to the service from 11 a.m. until time of service. Social distancing and masks are to be worn by all attending. Burial will follow at Mullins Cemetery on Crane Ridge near Avondale, W.Va. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com.
Fanning Funeral Home of Iaeger, W.Va., is serving the family.