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Lawrence William Roberson, 62, of Albemarle, passed away on Tuesday April 21, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Roberson was born on December 31, 1952 in Rowan County, NC to the late Doyle Roberson and Bertie Mae Barker.
Lawrence owned and operated Ultimate Fitness in Albemarle and he once attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Albemarle. He enjoyed working out, lifting weights, cheering for the Carolina Panthers, and fishing at the Outer Banks. He was an avid writer and was a published Poet. More than anything, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Swain, and a sister, Debra Lynn Roberson.
He is survived by two sons, Heath Roberson and wife Marisa of Albemarle, and Ryan Roberson and girlfriend Karen Kennedy of New London; a daughter, Candie Roberson of Albemarle; three brothers, Benny Roberson of New London, Dennis Roberson of Richfield, and Jerry Jackson of Greensboro; three sisters, Teresa Maynor of Greensboro, Linda Potgieter of Hendersonville, and Vivian Hartsell of Albemarle; and five grandchildren, Kaydence Roberson, Chandler Roberson, McKayla Roberson, Nathaniel Webb, and Skyler Roberson.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday April 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Seventh Day Adventist Church (33310 Hobb Rd., Albemarle, NC 28001) conducted by Pastor Tim Sheridan.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Roberson family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.