With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street Ocilla Georgia, sadly announces the death of Deacon Leroy Roberts , 700 West 6th. street, Ocilla Georgia. Born October 3, 1946, Deacon Roberts departed this life on Wednesday February 19, 2020 at Dorminy Medical center in Fitzgerald Georgia. He is survived by his daughter Ms. Elaina Roberts of Boardman Ohio. Father Mr. Willie Wheeler. A loving friend (the mother of his children) Ms. Ann Matlock. His brothers: Mr. Larry Wheeler, and Mr. Alfred (Mary) Roberts. Sister: Ms. Eleanor (Tootise) Roberts. Grandchildren: Mi'Kel Harris and Eleya Johnson, special cousins: Lauretta Hadley Gibbs and Richard (Evelyn) Roberts along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends. A home going celebration for Deacon Leroy Roberts is planned for Saturday March 7, 2020 at 12:00 noon from the Davis funeral home chapel, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla. with the Rev. Randy Shelly officiating. Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery. Deacon Roberts will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla Friday morning 11:00 until 7:00 p.m. Please continue to pray for the Roberts family.
In light of the recent Corona virus (Covid-19) outbreak, Davis Funeral Home of Ocilla Georgia will be taking the following steps to insure the health and well-being of our staff and our community as a whole. We have communicated with other funeral homes in our surrounding area, and have been in contact with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) for insight and guidance for conducting our day-to-day businesses. These are the recommendations that will be implemented by Davis Funeral Home: