Obituary of Harold Newell Roberts
Harold Newell Roberts
Harold (Bayboy) Newell Roberts, 82, of North Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
Harold was born July 4, 1939 in Georgetown, South Carolina, son of the late Arthur N. and Mary E. Roberts. He graduated from Winyah High School and Palmer College. He proudly served in the United States Navy. He worked at Westvaco Paper Mill and retired after 40 years. Harold loved baseball and coached youth baseball for many years. He was also involved in playground and high school sports. He was an avid South Carolina Gamecocks and Atlanta Braves fan. Harold loved to bowl and was on numerous leagues most of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Lee Roberts; daughters, Krista R. Harrington (Chuck), and Trisha R. Reichle; son, Jason S. Roberts (Dusti), grandchildren, Cameron Reichle, Sydney Gentry, Brady Gentry, Oliver Roberts, Clark Roberts, and Duke Roberts; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Harold was predeceased by his sister, Wilma Bruorton; and brothers, Leon Roberts, Wallace Roberts, and Raymond Roberts.
A memorial service will be held at Doorway Baptist Church (7825 Dorchester Road North Charleston, SC. 29418) Saturday January, 22, 2022 at 2:00pm. Visitation will be held at the church from 1:00-2:00pm prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Doorway Baptist Church in his memory.