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Mr. Nathaniel Boakai Roberts Sr.

It is with profound sadness that the Roberts, Williams, Barclay, Massaquoi families announce the home going of our devoted husband, loving father, brother, uncle, trusted and sociable friend, Mr. Nathaniel B. Roberts, Sr. He went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 with his loving wife and children by his side, in Providence RI.

Boakai leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted and ever-loving wife of 37 years, Mrs. Isabella Williams Roberts, his endearing children Mrs. Valerie Cooper Robinson, (Jeremiah) Mr. Ashford Cooper, (Hattie), Mr. Victor Cooper (Catherine), Ms. Natalie Roberts and Mr. Nathaniel Robert, Jr. . He is also survived by his step-mother, Bishop Mai Barclay Roberts, siblings, Charles B. Roberts Jr. (Cathleen), Mrs. Wokie Mai Roberts Weah, (Joe) Myra Morris, Martha Campbell (Richlieu), Juanita Roberts Romirez, Hannah Dunbar, Ida Roberts Johansson (Rolf), Emelda Garwo, Sandy Roberts, Jr., Sandy Varney Roberts, Alberta Roberts, Wokie Roberts Best, Gertrude J. Roberts, Suporah R. Roberts, Josephine Roberts Togba, Daniel Roberts, Rachel T. Roberts,  grandchildren, Diamond, Iziah, Naomi, Ashford, Jr., Olivia, and a host of other relatives.
Boakai was predeceased by his father, Mr. Sandy Roberts, Sr. and Charles B. Roberts, Sr. and mother, Mrs. Sarfah Gray.
Boakai, you will be greatly missed!  May your soul rest in God’s eternal peace and His light perpetually shine upon you. Farewell Sweetie, Dad, Dattie, Uncle B to B, B-Robs, Kai-Kai.

Homegoing Celebration will be held as follows:
Wake Keeping:
Date: Friday, November 03, 2017
Time: 6PM-9PM
Second Freewill Baptist Church
75 Chester Avenue
Providence, RI 02907

Funeral Service:
Date: Saturday, November 04, 2017
Time: 9AM
Second Freewill Baptist Church
75 Chester Avenue
Providence, RI 02907

Swan Point Cemetery
585 Blackstone Boulevard
Providence, RI 02906
5 Star Restaurant
43 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

Contacts in the United States:
Isabella Roberts: (401) 345-0152
Valerie Robinson: (401) 603-7427
Ashford Cooper: (603) 395-5200
Victor Cooper: (603) 892-7057
Natalie Bendu Roberts: (704) 904-2391
Nathaniel Roberts Jr.: (617) 291-9246
Suleiman Kamarah: (401) 261-4645
Byron Taylor: (401) 952-2848
Ms. Julia Williams: (404) 492-3904
Wokie Mai Weah: (615) 285-3425

Contact in Liberia:
Charles B. Roberts Jr.: 011-231-886512200

Hotel Accommodation:
Radisson Hotel Providence Airport
2081 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Tel: (401) 739-3000
Code: Roberts Family and Friends

Hilton Garden Inn Providence
220 India Street
Providence RI 02903
Tel: (401) 272-5577
Code: Roberts Family and Friends

Hilton Garden Inn Providence Airport/Warwick

149.00 Roberts Family 

Hilton Garden Inn Providence

169.00 Roberts Bereavement  Group 

Radisson Hotel Providence Airport

109.00 Roberts Family Rates

All rates valid through October 30, 2017