Funeral services for Mr. Cosmo Horace Roberts, age 88 of Manchester, will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2 PM in the Central Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in the Concord Cemetery. Visistaiton with the Roberts family will be Wednesday, December 20th from 5-9 PM at the funeral home. Mr. Roberts passed away on Sunday, December 17th at his home.
Cosmo Horace Roberts was born on August 25, 1929, to the late Thomas and Minnie Pope Roberts in Manchester, TN. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. He retired from Cleveland Pneumatics as a maintanance engineer. He was a member of the Rutledge Falls Baptist Church and loved watching wrestling on TV.
In addition to his parents, Cosmo is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Maymie Ruth Miller Roberts; one daughter, Glinda Schmidt; two brothers, Elmo Forrest and Thomas Roberts; and one sister, Willie C. Jernigan. He is survived by his son, Clifford Roberts and daughter, Deborah Kirk, both of Manchester; grandchildren, Jeremiah (Kacy) Kirk, Briana Roberts, Chelsye Tarpley, and Angela (Tanner) Wendorf; and great grandchildren, Thaliyah Huddleston and Melody Tarpley.
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