Edwin Lee Roberts passed away March 15, 2023.
Edwin Lee Roberts
Viewing Wednesday, March 29, 2023 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH LIVE ONLINE Thursday, March 30, 2023 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434
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Walson and Christine Williams saysMarch 17, 2023 at 8:29 pm
To the family of Edwin Roberts, you have our heartfelt sympathy. May God “Comfort and Strengthen “you during this season of loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Michelle Strange saysMarch 18, 2023 at 2:42 pm
Edwin we love you so much. I know you are smiling down from heaven . I’m so sorry for your loss. Edwin was amazing person. As his heart was made of Gold. My daughter and I will miss him so much. We love you all and miss u BFF.
Sandy Strange Little saysMarch 18, 2023 at 2:42 pm
We are sadden to hear of this loss.
Edwin was a highly respected friend in our family. He will truly be missed.
Samantha sublett saysMarch 18, 2023 at 2:52 pm
BFF, Thank you for being amazing person. I love you and miss you. I Rember meeting you The first time at ar Church. You always called us your BFF We love you and miss you so very much and I’m sorry for everybody’s loss I’m sad that you have passed but know that you’re in heaven and remember the pictures of you taking me and my sister to school shopping .. I love you Bff
Sheila Coppage saysMarch 21, 2023 at 2:21 pm
Cheating Ed, lol I’m going to miss that beautiful spirit at the next Spades game in Saint Lucia.
Christina Prina saysMarch 18, 2023 at 3:20 pm
He was they most nices person there is he helped me through they most hardest times I know he will go to heaven love you BFFa and miss you so much!
Rev. Dr. Erdie Hutchings saysMarch 19, 2023 at 2:43 am
Intelligent, wise, successful, educated, eloquent speaker, thoughtful, heart of gold, ￼￼￼ encourager , ￼￼ advisor, mentor ,
￼￼￼ and one who perseveres .
￼How do I say goodbye to my brother who treated me like a queen, loved me unconditionally. and his first words when greeted by him to me was hello my beautiful sister. Oh how it hurts, yet I’m told that I am supposed to be the strong one in the family. I’m so glad that I actually got to participate in your journey back to health. God has a purpose and a plan and He knew it was time for you to join him in your heavenly home. I am so grateful to God for the opportunity to have such an amazing brother who never stopped living life to the fullest and teaching and encouraging others that anything is possible. I realize that though you are absent in the body , you are present in the Lord. I love you my brother.
Love you, Edwin Lee Roberts
Your sister, Rev. Dr. Erdie Mae Roberts Hutchings ❤️
Darlene Roberts Stafford saysMarch 19, 2023 at 8:33 am
Goodbyes don’t exist for the kind of bond we had; you’re still a part of my existence. I’m glad I told you that I love you; the love and respect you showed me will never be forgotten; I’m glad you enjoyed your time on this earth, but now that you’ve crossed over I know that God has welcomed you with open arms; I know I’ll miss you here, but I know God knew what was best; I’ll always cherish the the moments we shared, the texts the laughter, the Love ❤️ you always showed; I know one day your beautiful sister will see you again
Mike and Anita Reid (Second Chance fellowship) saysMarch 19, 2023 at 11:26 pm
May Father’s Comfort usher all of the family through this journey of grief.
Shirley Roberts Pierre saysMarch 20, 2023 at 12:56 pm
To my eldest brother, I will always love you and you will always be a part of my heart. I am so glad I spent time with you every time I visited home in Virginia. Your humble spirit touch so many lives. You always wanted us to do our best and live our lives to the fullest each day. Your knowledge was overwhelming in knowing what God’s word said and in business and in medicine. Your love for your sisters and brothers and your children and grandchildren was well acknowledged. So my beloved brother, you can now rest in the safety of God’s arms. ❤🙏🙏🙏
Jeri Horne & Alvin Keels Sr. saysMarch 20, 2023 at 7:23 pm
We would first like to offer our deepest condolences to everyone that knew and loved Ed. This is a deep loss felt by all who had the honor of knowing him. Edwin Roberts, “Big Ed” was a hero to many, but also a cherished friend and traveling partner to us. I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone with as much bravery, strength and tenacity as he. To know his story makes you realize that nothing is impossible. With all the physical challenges he faced on a daily basis, Ed found a way to smile, be kind and loving to others. Get up everyday, make a difference, to laugh, have fun, and love life without complaint! Rest well in His loving arms my friend. You will remain in our hearts and be with us wherever we travel always!
Much love and deep respect!
Jeri and “Big Al” Alvin