Mr. Stephen Edward Roberts, also known as “Fireball”, age 54, of Altha, FL, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 in Tallahassee, Fl. Fireball was born on December 7, 1968 in Blountstown, FL to C.J. Roberts and Jeanne (Chance) Roberts. He worked as a Corrections officer for the State of Florida until his retirement. Fireball loved hunting and fishing, Gator football, the outdoors, his fruit trees, and growing plants. He was a member of Pine Grove Freewill Baptist Church for many years and was of the Baptist faith. Fireball was preceded in death by his parents, C.J. and Jeanne Roberts, his paternal grandparents Jesse and Ivy Roberts, and his maternal grandmother Margie Duncan. He is survived by:
His Brother: Jimmy Roberts and wife Lunden of Altha, FL
His Sister: Kelli Odom of Altha, FL
Nieces and Nephews: Joshua Odom, Cassie Roberts, Margie Swearengin, Loretta Swearengin, Kasey Roberts, Jesse Roberts, and Morgan Morris
And several great nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Fireball’s life will take place on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 6:00 PM CDT, at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown, FL with Mrs. Cheryl Norris officiating. Memorialization will be by cremation. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral home in Blountstown, FL.