ROBERTS, FRANK Pennell JR., - 65, of Atlantic City, departed this life on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at his home. Born in Marion, SC, he came to this area at the age of 6 months and resided here for most of his life. Frank attended Atlantic City public schools and after high school, he was employed with Schoppy's for many years prior to relocating to the Maryland and DC area. After returning here, he was employed by Harrah's Resort Atlantic City for over 20 years.He is predeceased by his parents, Frank, Sr., and Rose Mae Roberts; his brothers, Elder Roy Leggett, Roosevelt Leggett and Grady Lee Roberts; his sister, Yvonne Roberts; and his uncle, Harold.Surviving are: his sons, Donell Williams, Sr., and Rashard Williams, Sr.; five sisters, Shirley Boyd, Grace Roberts (Darnell), Diane Mitchell (Aaron), Phyllis Roberts and Tracy Walker; three brothers, James Leggett (Anna Jane), Leon Roberts (Jackie), and Ronald Roberts (Vanessa); uncle, Eddie McLaurin (Flo); sister-in-law, Nancy Leggett; 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and special friend, Boopie, along with his Washington, D.C. family.Services will be held 11AM Saturday, October 22, 2016, at Second Baptist Church, 110 Rev. Dr. I.S. Cole Plaza, Atlantic City, where friends may call from 9AM. Burial in Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville. Arrangements by Covington Funeral Home, Atco.

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Phyllis Roberts

Dhaka on October 9 @ 630pm we talked and laughed about my birthday that conversation we had didn't know that would be my last conversation with you every day I think how your last hour was I know God don't make mistakes but I'll treasure that day always.
I love and miss you

Ikeda Harewood

Very sorry to hear of this 😒 πŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎsending my deepest and sincere condolences to The family Mr Frank ( Baba Shaka) Roberts you will truly be missed. Thank you for all the great memories. ( Boopie's Daughter)❀️

Dorita Braithwaite

Grace and Family,
So sorry to hear of my "brother's" passing. Memories of our days in AC and DC will never be forgotten. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace my brother.
Dorita (Ford) Braithwaite

Sharon Waters-Pratt

To the family of the Frank P. Roberts; please accept our heartfelt condolences over the loss of your loved one. May he rest in peace. May God grant you comfort and strength in this time of bereavement. Sincerely, The Atlantic City High School Class of 1969.

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