Mr. Melvin Eldergene Roberts

Mr. Melvin Eldergene Roberts, age 80, of Cedartown, GA passed away Saturday, October 22, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his family.

He was born in Rome, GA on April 20, 1942 the son of the late George Melvin Roberts and the late Bessie Beatrice Elders Roberts. Mr. Roberts lived the early years of his life in Lindale and following his marriage had made his home in Cedartown.

He was a member of the Cedartown Second Baptist Church, worked for Goodyear and retired from Shaw Industries. Melvin enjoyed oil painting, gardening, working in his yard, photography and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jo Roberts, Cedartown; son, Scott Roberts and wife Julie, Calhoun; daughter, Christy Carter and husband Jason, Cedartown; four grandchildren: Neeley Carter, Payton Carter, Carson Roberts and Tyler Callahan.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Tucker and Rev. Justin Carter officiating. Interment will follow in Polk Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 pm at the funeral home.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. Melvin Eldergene Roberts.

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