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Mr. George William (Bill) Roberson, age 88

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Mr. George William (Bill) Roberson, age 88 of Belmont, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

George was born September 28, 1930, the eighth of ten children to the late James and Agnes Hamrick Roberson of Forest City.

George was a graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in textiles. Throughout his career, which spanned 38 years, he worked for numerous textile companies including Burlington Industries and Fieldcrest-Cannon. He also served in the United States Air Force, stationed in both Japan and Korea.

George enjoyed all sports and was an avid and skilled golfer. He won several City and County championships and had ten holes in one. George was a member of Holy Comforter Lutheran Church in Belmont.

In addition to his siblings, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandy Humphries in 2014.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Roberson, his sons, Jimmy Roberson of Forest City and Tom Roberson of Spindale, sisters, Betty Anne Wright of Winston-Salem and Patsy Gray of Greenville, SC, three grandchildren, one great-grandchild.

A memorial service was held at Holy Comforter Lutheran Church in Belmont.

A graveside service was held in the Cool Springs Cemetery in Forest City.

The Padgett & King Mortuary is serving the family.

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