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George Roby, Jr.

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.

 

 

 

7 Comments

  • Willis Renshaw Posted November 29, 2017 9:49 pm

    Rest in peace George

  • Richard hamblen Posted November 30, 2017 12:18 pm

    A great man I had the pleasure of working with him and bowling with him. A very special personality was my honor to spend time with him. RIP my friend

  • Kraston & Kim Scott, Tustin California Posted December 1, 2017 4:30 am

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and loved ones of George. The wife and I had the pleasure of working with George while stationed at Offutt AFB and also while working in the Omaha Postal Distribution Center. George served his country and family with honor. RIP George.

  • Selest Holsey Posted December 2, 2017 2:31 am

    The Lord will give you rest when you need it, the peace and comfort of the holy spirit for your family . Sorry for the loss of your love.

  • Debra Tabor Posted December 2, 2017 4:29 am

    Sorry for your lost. Love you Tony.

  • Frank and Marie anderson Posted December 2, 2017 8:46 am

    We met George around 1975 in Omaha working in air force on Offutt at the General’s row; we had visited and went fishing with families: so very glad to reconnect once more around 2013 or so in their new beautiful home; Family opened their home to us once more and rekindled old times; George God has one more beautiful soul; Rest now and hope to meet you again,

  • Ruby Gardner Posted December 2, 2017 2:18 pm

    Praying for the family ?

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