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Milos (Michael G.) Roberts, Windsor, KY (1934-2012)

He was the patriarch of a large, highly regarded family. He leaves eight direct living descendants. He was a US Marine, and a graduate of Nancy High School. He played basketball at Berea College. He was a successful insurance, real estate, and farm gate sales and manufacturer. He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church in Somerset. Miles was also known for his generosity and kindness for those in need in Liberty, KY, and surrounding communities. He will be greatly missed by many family members and friends.
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Milos "Miles" Garnett Roberts, 77, Windsor, KY, husband of Elsie L. Roberts, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services are 12pm noon ET/11amCT, Friday August 3, 2012 at Oak Hill Baptist Church, 2135 Oak Hill Road, Somerset, KY with Bro. Harold Brown and Bro. Gary Phelps officiating. Burial is at Mill Springs National Cemetery, 9044 W. Highway 80,, Nancy, KY. with military honors.Visitation is Thursday from 5pm-8pmET/4pm-7pmCT, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, and Friday at Oak Hill Baptist in Somerset from 8:30amET/7:30amCT, until funeral service.


Milos (Michael G.) Roberts, Windsor, KY (1934-2012)


Milos "Miles" Garnett Roberts was born Thursday, September 6, 1934 in the Merritt Ridge community of Windsor, Kentucky; he was the son of the late Jason and Cordelia Luttrell Roberts. He died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in Windsor, KY, at the age of 77 years, 10 months, and 25 days.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie L. Roberts, and the following:
  • A son: Michael Bruce Roberts of Cincinnati, OH

  • Two daughters: Deidra (Andrew) B. Hoellein of Lexington, KY; and Amber (Joshua D.) B. Tarter of Somerset, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Trennon L. Tarter, Benjamin M. Hoellein, Ellary L. Tarter, Zachary R. Hoellein and Thomas M. Hoellein

  • Sisters: Janice Fox of Dunnville, KY, and Phyllis (Robert) Huffstedler of Port Orange, Florida

  • A special nephew: Steve (Laura) Fox of Dunnville, KY

  • Several other nieces and nephews
In addition to his parents, Miles was preceded in death by one sister, Helena Pettyjohn.

After graduating from Nancy High School in 1954, Miles enlisted in the Unites States Marine Corp where he was promoted to Sergeant and served in the military until 1957. He then entered Berea College where he played basketball and made many lifetime friends.

Following his college experience, he became a successful businessman in insurance, real estate, and farm gate sales and manufacturing. Being a firm believer in hard work, he remained active in his business affairs until a month before his death.

He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

He was a member of the Oak Hill Baptist in Somerset, KY. Miles loved his church, UK basketball, and raising cattle but most of all he loved being Paw-Paw to his five grandchildren.

Miles was also known for his generosity and kindness for those in need in Liberty, KY, and surrounding communities. He will be greatly missed by many family members and friends.

Contribution are suggested to the Oak Hill Baptist Building Fund, 2135 Oak Hill Road, Somerset, KY ; and Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive Somerset, KY 42503.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY. Sign guestbook online.


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Milos (Michael G.) Roberts, Windsor, KY (1934-2012)



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