Bobby Earl Roberson

On January 27, 2021, Bobby Earl Roberson, Sr. went to his eternal home at the age of 85.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Rocky Branch Cemetery.

Bobby Earl was born March 13, 1935 to James and Estelle Roberson.

He served in the Navy from 1952 to 1956 and then served on the Hattiesburg Police Department from 1958 to 1978.  One of his more passionate roles was leading the first narcotics division as Head of Narcotics.  After retiring from the HPD as Chief of Detectives, he then moved to Forrest General Hospital as Director of Security / Telecommunications from 1978 to 2000.  After retiring from Forrest General, he continued telecommunications consulting for Walthall General Hospital until 2015.

He leaves behind his beloved wife of 63 years, Dell Bounds Roberson; his two children, Cindy Roberson Winters and Bobby (Tray) Roberson, Jr.; three grandchildren, Justin Winters, Chase Winters and Kaylin Winters Quist; three great grandchildren, Phoenix Winters, Kaden Quist and Callaway Winters.