Funeral services for Mr. Cosmo Horace Roberts, age 88 of Manchester, will
be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2 PM in the Central Funeral Home
chapel. Burial will follow in the Concord Cemetery. Visitation with the
Roberts family will be Wednesday, December 20th from 5-9 PM at the funeral
home. Mr. Roberts passed away on Sunday, December 17th at his home.
Cosmo Horace Roberts was born on August 25, 1929, to the late Thomas and
Minnie Pope Roberts in Manchester, TN. He served his country in the United
States Army during the Korean conflict. He retired from Cleveland
Pneumatics as a maintenance engineer. He was a member of the Rutledge Falls
Baptist Church and loved watching wrestling on TV.
In addition to his parents, Cosmo is preceded in death by his wife of 62
years, Maymie Ruth Miller Roberts; one daughter, Glinda Schmidt; two
brothers, Elmo Forrest and Thomas Roberts; and one sister, Willie C.
Jernigan. He is survived by his son, Clifford Roberts and daughter, Deborah
Kirk, both of Manchester; grandchildren, Jeremiah (Kacy) Kirk, Briana
Roberts, Chelsye Tarpley, and Angela (Tanner) Wendorf; and great
grandchildren, Thaliyah Huddleston and Melody Tarpley.