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Andrew “Andy” Lawrence Roberts, 75, of Sopchoppy, passed away Saturday, June 9. He passed away at home surrounded by his wife of 52 years, Christel Nowek Roberts, and his loving family.
He was born in Dellwood, and had lived in this area 26 years coming from Lake City. He worked for the Florida Highway Patrol and was a retired entomologist and owner of Three Rivers Pest Control. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a deacon at Sopchoppy Southern Baptist Church. He was a Mason at Ashmore Masonic Lodge in Sopchoppy, and a Marzuq Shriner of Tallahassee. He loved to fly his plane, fish, garden and sing in the choir.
Family received friends, Tuesday, June 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sopchoppy Southern Baptist Church in Sopchoppy. Services were held Wednesday, June 13, at 10 a.m. at Sopchoppy Southern Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee FL 32308.
He is also survived by three daughters: Tina Bryan (Donnie) and Kathy Barrs (Mark), both of Lake City, FL and Tammy Lary (Ed) of Crawfordville, FL; Five brothers: Guy Hudson, Herbert Roberts, Wayne Roberts, Walter Roberts and Tommy Roberts; four grandchildren: Allison Feagle (Ryan), Cody Barrs (Whitney), Chase Barrs and Kyle Burnsed; three great-grandchildren: Austin and Shelbie Feagle and Triston Burnsed.
Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel is in charge of arrangements (850-926-3333 or www.bevisfh.com).