September 01, 1950 - - June 19, 2017
John Scott Roberts, 66, of Salem, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017.
John was a United States Navy veteran, and retired as a maintenance supervisor with Virginia Tech. He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard L. Roberts, Sr. and Vivian Johnson Roberts, and his sister, Elizabeth Claire Roberts.
Survivors include his brothers, Howard L. Roberts, Jr. and wife Teresa, Jame ...
August 30, 1923 - - June 11, 2017
Longtime Roanoke resident, Morton C. Rosenberg, 93, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Brandon Oaks Nursing home from complications due to Parkinson’s Syndrome. He spent almost his entire life in Roanoke except for two years at Virginia Tech, three and one-half years in the Merchant Marines during the Second World War and then another two years at the University of Virg ...
June 25, 1946 - - August 22, 2016
Larry (Jake) Raborn, 70, of Salem and formerly of Charlotte, NC, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 22, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carlos and Agnes Raborn; brother, Jerry Raborn; and sister-in-law, Jo Nan Raborn.
Larry was a proud veteran, having served his country in the Army. An avid baseball fan, he loved watching the Red Sox play. He loved books ...
Dr. John Rice, Sr.
May 13, 1926 - - August 20, 2016
Dr. John D. Rice, Sr., 90, of Salem, died comfortably on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living in Salem. He was born in Abingdon, VA and was a WWII veteran. He obtained his Bachelors of Science at Florida State in Tallahassee, FL and his Doctorate at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He opened his practice in downtown Salem and proudly served his comm ...
September 19, 1959 - - July 23, 2016
Larry “Catfish” Robinson, 56, of Salem, passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, July 23, 2016. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Larry was a veteran, having served his country in the Army. He loved Nascar and the outdoors. He enjoyed music and singing karaoke. Most of all he loved shooting pool and spending time with his friends at the “Sip”.
April 27, 1943 - - September 25, 2015
James C. Rakow, 72, of Roanoke and formerly of St. Pete, FL, passed on Friday, September 25, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence C. and Ruth Marie Rakow; and sister, Mary Lindsay.
James was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. After serving in the Coast Guard, James began his career with the CIA. He retired after 30 years of service. He was an avid fi ...