George Roby, Jr.
Aug 9, 1941 – Nov 17, 2017
Mr. George Roby, Jr. was born on August 9, 1941 to George Roby, Sr. and Canary Tye Roby. They preceded him in death, as did one brother, James Roby.
He graduated from Easom High School in Corinth, MS in 1960. After graduation he joined the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 27 years of service. He also worked for the Postal Service for 25 years. He departed his life peacefully and sweetly on November 17, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at his home.
He accepted Christ at an early age and became a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Corinth, MS. He was united in holy matrimony to Peggy A. (Cudjo) Roby. To this union were born two children: son, Gregory L. Roby, and daughter, Gaila L. Roby Olsen. He leaves to mourn: his wife, Peggy A. Roby; three sisters: Mrs. Bobbie J. Phillips and Jestine Cummings of Corinth, MS, and Shurketia Herring of Belleville, IL; four brothers: Curtis Roby, Sr. (Fredia), Danny Bernard Roby, Tony Roby of Atlanta, GA and Harold Roby of Corinth, MS; three grandchildren: Kendrick Roby, Darrian Roby, and Nachia Olsen; a host of relatives and friends.
HOMEGOING SERVICES at the West Center Chapel: VISITATION Sunday, Dec. 3rd from 3pm to 5pm; FUNERAL Monday, Dec. 4th at 10:30am. Interment on Monday at 2pm at Omaha National Cemetery with military honors by Offutt Air Force Base Honor Guard.