John Michael Roberson Sr.

Published 12:39 pm Sunday, August 15, 2021

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John Michael Roberson Sr., 74, of Mocksville, died on Aug. 10, 2021.

He was born on June 8, 1947 in Charleston, S.C., son of the late James Brett Roberson and Elizabeth Moore Roberson Chaffin.  He is also preceded in death by his step-father Holland Chaffin.

He graduated from Davie County schools. He honored his country and served in the U.S. Army for 22 years before retiring in 1990.  In the 22 years employed by the Army, he did two tours in Vietnam. In 1994 he married Peggy Sue (Brannock) Roberson in Davie County. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He enjoyed the simple things in life, fishing, listening to music and working in the yard.

Survivors: his wife, Sue Roberson; 4 sons, Michael Roberson Jr. (Krystal), Ricky McClannon (Sandy), and David McClannon, all of Mocksville, and Johnny McClannon (Stephanie) of Woodleaf; 3 daughters, Judy Leonard (Tommy), Cynthia Crotts (Matt), and Jamie Juarez, all of Mocksville; his brothers, Jimmy Roberson (Margie), Carl Roberson (Brenda), Larry Roberson, Tommy Chaffin (Debbie), Holly Chaffin (Sarah); along with a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, Aug. 15 from 2-3 p.m. at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville.  A graveside service will follow at 3:30 at Rose Cemetery.  Officiating will be Pastor Darrell Cox.

Memorials: a Davie County VFW.