Huey P. Roberson, Sr.

Huey P. Roberson, Sr., transitioned from life on April 26, 2018 at Beauregard Memorial Hospital after a short illness.  He was born in Grant Parish, reared in Natchitoches Parish and spent the majority of his life in DeRidder, La.  Roaming the streets of DeRidder and Leesville, he was notoriously known as the Cement Finishing Man.


Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 68 years, Mary G. Roberson of DeRidder; daughters: Elder Emma Wilson, First Lady Augustine Ross of DeRidder, LA and Eula Dominick of Covington, GA; sons, Minister Huey P. (Lily) Roberson, Jr.,  Overseer William T. (Eleanor) Roberson, Sr.,  Deacon Lonnie (Claudette) Roberson, Sr.,  all of DeRidder, LA  and Deacon Joseph L. (Dianne) Roberson, Sr., of Augusta, GA;  brothers, Reverend Peter (Audrey) Roberson of Natchitoches, LA and Charles (Thelma) Roberson of Houston, TX;  sisters, Elnora Helaire of Natchitoches, LA and Eula (Reverend Samuel) Bogan of Elsberry, MO;  forty-four grandchildren; fifty-six great grandchildren; fourteen great -great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.


Preceding him in death are his parents, Peter and Augustine Roberson; two sisters and four brothers.

Visitation and funeral service will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM at St. Mary Church of God in Christ, in DeRidder, LA.  Reverend Peter Roberson will officiate the service.  Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, LA.

Huey P. Roberson, Sr.