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William "Bill" Roberts, Jr. 1945-2020

William A. “Bill” Roberts, Jr., 74, of Nalcrest passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at the Winter Haven Hospital.|

He was born May 13, 1945 in Patterson, NJ to the late William and Lillian Roberts; he came here from New Jersey in 2006. He was a retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and a veteran of Vietnam, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Postal Union #38. He was an avid bowler and Nascar fan. In his younger years, he raced midget cars

Survivors include his wife, Jean C. Roberts; daughter, Carolyn Scott (Charles) of Brick, NJ; step-daughter, Joanne Willans of Whippany, NJ; step-son, Erik Kirk (Kelly) of San Francisco, CA; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales. For those who wish, donations may be sent to the Humane Society of Polk County (3195 Dundee Road, Winter Haven, FL 33884).

Memorial service and inurnment will be held at a later date in Maywood, NJ.


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