Benny R. Roberts, 73, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 4, 2016.
Born Feb. 28, 1943 in Hall County to the late Otis and Sally Roberts, he lived in Dawson County for the past 30 years.
Mr. Roberts retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation after more than 25 years of service.
Benny was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Forsyth County.
His wife, Linda Roberts; daughter, Tammy Wallis; granddaughters, Tabitha Crawford, Mary Nichole Crawford; and several sisters and brothers, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his children, Jeff Roberts, Tonya and Tommy Pruitt, all of Dawsonville; sisters, Mildred Propes, Bill Gardner, both of Flowery Branch; brother, Gene Roberts of Flowery Branch; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Allen Swafford and Greg Rawlins officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Forsyth County.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.