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William H. Roberts Jr.

owner and operator of Roberts Funeral Home, New Lexington, Ohio, died May 6, 2011, at age 83. A 1950 graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Roberts received his funeral director’s license that year and his embalmer’s license in 1952. He owned and operated the funeral home for more than 54 years. He was elected to Peoples National Bank’s board of directors in 1981 and served continuously for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association District #13, the Ohio Embalmers Association, NFDA and the Perry County Farm Bureau. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by wife Polly, son William and granddaughter Elizabeth.