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Welcome to the memorial page for

Nathaniel B. Roberts

March 1, 1947 ~ October 18, 2017 (age 70)

It is with profound sadness that the Roberts, Williams, Barclay, Massaquoi families announce the home going of our devoted husband, loving father, brother, uncle, trusted and sociable friend, Mr. Nathaniel B. Roberts, Sr. He went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 with his loving wife and children by his side, in Providence RI.

Boakai leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted and ever-loving wife of 37 years, Mrs. Isabella Williams Roberts, his endearing children Mrs. Valerie Cooper Robinson, (Jeremiah) Mr. Ashford Cooper, (Hattie), Mr. Victor Cooper (Catherine), Ms. Natalie Roberts and Mr. Nathaniel Robert, Jr. . He is also survived by his step-mother, Bishop Mai Barclay Roberts, siblings, Charles B. Roberts Jr. (Cathleen), Mrs. Wokie Mai Roberts Weah, (Joe) Myra Morris, Martha Campbell (Richlieu), Juanita Roberts Romirez, Hannah Dunbar, Ida Roberts Johansson (Rolf), Emelda Garwo, Sandy Roberts, Jr., Sandy Varney Roberts, Alberta Roberts, Wokie Roberts Best, Gertrude J. Roberts, Suporah R. Roberts, Josephine Roberts Togba, Daniel Roberts, Rachel T. Roberts,  grandchildren, Diamond, Iziah, Naomi, Ashford, Jr., Olivia, and a host of other relatives.

Boakai was predeceased by his father, Mr. Sandy Roberts, Sr. and Charles B. Roberts, Sr. and mother, Mrs. Sarfah Gray.

Boakai, you will be greatly missed!  May your soul rest in God’s eternal peace and His light perpetually shine upon you. Farewell Sweetie, Dad, Dattie, Uncle B to B, B-Robs, Kai-Kai.


 Service Information

November 3, 2017

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Second Free Will Baptist Church
73 Chester Avenue
Providence, RI 02907

Funeral Service
November 4, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Second Free Will Baptist Church
73 Chester Avenue
Providence, RI 02907


Swan Point Cemetery
585 Blackstone Blvd.
Providence, RI 02906

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