Mr. Rufus Roberts Sr.

January 14, 1942 ~ July 30, 2021 (age 79)


Mr. Rufus James Robert Sr., age 79, of Sylvania, GA. Passed peacefully on Saturday, July 30, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center after an extended illness.

He resided in Jersey City, New Jersey for over 15 years before moving to Statesboro, GA. He retired from Shop rite Grocery Store in Jersey City, NJ. He joined the Simmons Branch Baptist Church of Sylvania, GA. at a young age.

He is survived by his children; Felicia Roberts of Charleston, SC., and Rufus Roberts Jr. Of Hillside, NJ., sister; Diann Earline Johnson of Jersey City, NJ., sister in law; Dorthy Roberts of Miami, FL., and a host of other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, August 8th at 1pm in the Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home with the Rev. Craig R. Tremble eulogist.

Viewing will beheld on Sunday from 12pm-1pm.

Interment will be in the Simmons Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, 200 Simmons Branch Rd, Sylvania, GA 30467.

Due to COVID-19, we will adhere to social distancing and we are requiring that a mask be worn if you plan to attend the celebration of life service.

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If you choose to send flowers to the family through our floral store, an independent florist will make delivery according to your instructions.

Final arrangements have been entrusted to Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, Ga. 30458

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mr. Rufus Roberts Sr., please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
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Celebration of Life Service
August 8, 2021

1:00 PM
Craig R Tremble Funeral Home
238 West Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

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