Stanton Bruce “Bush” Roberts, 59, of Sparta, passed away May 22, 2021, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, after a battle with many health issues. He went peacefully, while his loving wife and children held his hands.
Mr. Roberts was born July 7, 1961, in Sparta, to Alton and Bessie Roberts.
He married his high school sweetheart, Melody “Dottie” Maynard, on July 18, 1981. They had two wonderful children, Ashley (Brandon) Sirmans and Nicholas (Ieshia) Roberts. He also had two precious grandbabies, Elias and Paisley Sirmans.
He was a truck driver all of his life and never met a stranger. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, camping, and riding around back roads. Everyone enjoyed his company, and he was well known for his sense of humor.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley, and two brothers, Jerry and Ronald.
Survivors include three brothers, Marty (Rena) Roberts, David (Joan) Roberts, Clarence (Brenda) Roberts; four sisters, Pam (J.W.) England, Terri (Dewayne) Reels, Glenda Denton, Brenda (Walter) Seibers; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, and great friends.
A Celebration of Life will be 5-7 p.m., May 26, 2021, at Sparta First Free Will Baptist Church, on Baker Street.
Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.