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Robert, Sr., David William age 82, of Atlanta, GA passed on September 23, 2018.

The Celebration of Life Service for Deacon David William Roberts, Sr. will be Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 12 Noon; First Corinth M. B. Church, 2165 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW, Atlanta; Rev. Dr. E. L. Jones, pastor. Interment, Westview Cemetery. 

Viewing for Deacon Roberts, Sr. is Friday, September 28, 2018 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM followed by a wake service from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.  

Willie A. Watkins Historic West End Chapel. (404) 758-1731 

Deacon David William Roberts, Sr.
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  • Thursday, September 27, 2018
    The staff of Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home will keep you and your family in our prayers.
    ~ Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018
    We grieve with the Roberts family at the loss of this wonderful man.
    ~ Ambo & Machelle Coleman   Snellville, GA
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    My sincere condolences to you on the loss of your loved one. Words cannot express the sorrow you’re feeling at this time. Or the pain your heart will continue to feel as the years pass. I too have lost loved ones and this promise found in God’s Word that in the near future, death along with the sting of pain and sorrow will soon be gone forever has brought me so much comfort. I hope this will bring you a measure of comfort too. Isaiah 25:8 - He (God)will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah (God’s name)will wipe away the tears from all faces. May this tract bring you some comfort: http://www.jw.org/en/publications/books/dead-live-again-tract/dead-live-again/
    ~ Shelly
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    It's sometimes hard to understand why these things have to be but it's not for us to see.It's all a part of God's great plan and know that God never makes a mistake. we will truly miss him at our homecomings.we grieve with you and please note that we are there if you need us. The Pilgrim Baptist Church members
    ~ Vivian Pye Chatman   nelson, GA
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    With my deepest sympathy to David, Jason and family. May God bless you and keep you in your time of need. You and your family are in my prayers.
    ~ Lastacia   Norcross, GA
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    RIP condolence to the family made you all have peace in God
    ~ washington, jackson family   colloege park
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    REST IN PEACE OUR CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY
    ~ WHITEHEAD FAMILY   COLLEGE PARK
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    My sincere condolences to the Roberts Family RIP David
    ~ BARBARA ANN HARPER AND FAMILY   ATLANTA
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    I am so sorry for the loss of Deacon David Roberts Sr. your loved one and I would like to extend my deepest condolence to the family. May you find comfort in God’s words in (Revelation 21: 4.)
    ~ joyceA   DE
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    To the Family and Friends: I would like to express my sympathy. I am sorry to hear of your loss. The death of a love one is a painful experience. Our Heavenly Father is well aware of the hurt you feel. He promises in His Word the Holy Bible to remove pain, suffering, and death (Isaiah 25:8 and Revelation 21:3,4). We know that Almighty Jehovah God has not only the power but also yearns to fulfill this promise. Until that time,may you find comfort in this promise and treasure the special memories you shared.
    ~ L Brown
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    May Jehovah the God of all comfort be with the family. Psalms 83:18
  • Friday, September 28, 2018
    Sorry for your loss you have my deepest sympathy RIH Deacon Roberts and my principal at West Fulton you was the best
    ~ Evelyn Jackson   Atlanta, GA
  • Saturday, September 29, 2018
    I am sorry for your loss. We have a sure hope of seeing our love ones again, because Jesus said at John 5:28,29 Do not be amazed at this for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.
    ~ P. Smith   Carrollton, GA
  • Saturday, September 29, 2018
    My condolences to the Roberts family. I am so sorry for your loss. I hope the promise at Rev. 21:3,4 provides comfort to you during this very difficult time.
  • Sunday, September 30, 2018
    To the family and friends of Mr. David W. Roberts , I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I’m sending my warm Christian love as well as my condolences. I would like to share with you an encouraging PROMISE that is found in God’s word the Bible.(John 5:28,29 please read) Here Jesus promises that there will be a RESURRECTION for all those that are in God’s memory. I hope that this brings you much comfort in knowing that soon Jesus will carry out this promise.
    ~ PN   Decatur, GA
  • Saturday, September 29, 2018
    I am very sorry for your loss. May the love of family, friends, and Almighty God bring you comfort and support during your time of grief and afterward. (Ps. 83:18; Isaiah 41:10) May the hope of a resurrection on a restored earth bring you peace. (Acts 24:15; Psalm 37:11, 29)
    ~ P. Henderson   CONYERS
  • Sunday, September 30, 2018
    To The Roberts Family, I am very sorry to read of the death of Mr. David. Please take comfort in knowing that your dear love one is safe in the memory of Jehovah God, who will remember every detail about Mr. David and bring him back again. He will have the opportunity to live forever on a paradise Earth, Psalm 37:11,29.
    ~ M Simpson   LA
  • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
    To the Robert family, my deepest sympathies to you. I am very sorry for your loss. God's original purpose for humankind was to live forever in Paradise on a beautiful earth. Death was not part of that original purpose. Unfortunately, in this world we live in, it is all too common to lose our loved ones in death, and it hurts. However, we won't hurt for long. John 5:28, 29 says, "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice, and come out." What this can mean for you is a real hope of being reunited with your dear loved ones. No doubt, that's a promise that you would like to see fulfilled. If you would like to know more, feel free to go to jw.org.
    ~ Brittany   IL
  • Sunday, October 07, 2018
    From personal experience, I know that losing a dear friend or relative in death is the hardest thing we have to deal with. At such a difficult time, we need loving support and encouragement. Revelation 21:4 "And He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” For additional comfort, please visit: https://www.jw.org/finder?wtlocale=E&docid=502014163&srcid=share
    ~ Evelyn P.