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ROBERTS, Mr. Roosevelt “Big Man”, age 87, of Dayton, departed this life Friday, December 7, 2007 at Hospice of Dayton. A native of Monroe, Georgia and a resident of Dayton a number of years. A veteran of the United States Army and a retired employee of Harrison Radiator, a division of General Motors, after 31 years of service. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his wife, Ella Roberts and grandson, Steven Curtis Talley. Survivors include his loving and devoted daughter, Doris Talley; 3 grandchildren, Nelson Moore, Deonda Talley, Rufus Talley; 7 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild; 2 sisters, Gladys Langsley, Leatrice Pearson; my little sister, Dorothy Roberts-Hutchens “Little Mike”; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation 4 to 8 pm Thursday, December 13, 2007 at the HOUSE OF WHEAT Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 North Gettysburg Avenue. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral service will be held 11 am Friday, December 14, 2007 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 380 South Broadway Street. Rev. Dr. Donald W. Thompson officiating. Interment West Memory Gardens. Online condolences may be expressed at houseofwheat@woh.rr.com

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