David Roberts

David Roberts

August 19, 1963 - July 26, 2019
N. Chesterfield, VA

David Roberts

August 19, 1963 - July 26, 2019
N. Chesterfield, VA


“David Roberts (55) of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord, Friday July 26, 2019 surrounded by family and close friends, due to complications from lung cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents Bays and Narva Roberts of Richmond, Va. He is survived by his wife Trish Roberts and their dogs Cash and Berkeley; his children, Alex Roberts (Daniel Powers) and Cole Roberts and his step-children Brandy Lester, Ali Smith and Lee Smith. Grandchildren Tristan, Aiden and Brooke Lester. He was the youngest of three sisters, Susan Hawthorne (Jay) of Ashville, NC, Kathy Weaver of Richmond, Va, and Nancy Hawthorne (Hugh) of Chesterfield, Va. He cherished his nieces and nephews; Mike Early (Jackie), Auburn Stovall (Scott), Morgan Smith (Jason), Hugh Hawthorne (Erin), Wes Hawthorne (Stephanie), Todd Hawthorne (Dena), Tyler Hawthorne (Kaighly), and Julie Stella (Tony). David loves his extended family of many aunts, uncles and cousins. He attended Huguenot Academy and Virginia Tech in the Engineering Program. David worked for 33 years at Excalibur and Landfall E.R. LLC for his beloved brother-in-law, Hugh Hawthorne and his work family, Craig Mitchell, Rabbit Jackson, Lee Withers, Jason Smith, John Davis and many others. For many years David coached basketball, baseball and softball for Jacobs Athletic Association, making many life long friends. David loved the beaches of the Outer Banks and spent many summers surrounded by family and friends building sand sculptures, riding go-karts, fishing and enjoying local seafood. David was honored to have many dear friends and those closest to his heart were his best buds; Chris Burns, Jeff and Susan Davis, Chip Pasker, Lee Withers, Rob and Kimmi Barker, and Doug Pritchard. A celebration of life service will be held Friday, August 2nd from 6-8pm at Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Road, N. Chesterfield VA 23234.

Memorial Gathering

  • Date & Time: Aug 02, 2019 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Venue: Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service
  • Location: 6500 Iron Bridge Road N. Chesterfield, VA 23234 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) 275-7828

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5 responses to David Roberts

  1. Shared many practices and games while coaching with David and the rest of the guys during our kids sports years at Jacobs. Im sure he kids have the same fond memories that I do of our times. RIP my friend.

  2. Sending condolences to family & friends. We’ve lost a pure hearted man that loved deeply & fought a brave fight. Rest easy my friend, Mary Kate

  3. Rob says:

    To a great co- worker and friend for many years, Rest In Peace my friend.

  4. Rob says:

    To a great co- worker and friend for many years, Rest In Peace my friend.

  5. Susan, Kathy and Nancy
    So sorry to hear about David. Always loved his smile and laugh. Miss seeing all of you. Remember lots of good times where we visited your family in Richmond. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Love, Steve and Debbie

    Trish, Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you at this time.

    Steve and Debbie Bennett (David was my cousin)

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