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Leon Harold Roberts

September 14, 1932 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 89)

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Leon Harold Roberts, 89, of Murrells Inlet, passed away peacefully Friday May 20, 2022.

Born in Marion, SC, Harold was the son of the late Enos Roland Roberts and Sallie Highfill Roberts.  A proud US Army veteran, Harold served during the Korean War and in the National Guard.  A member of Marion Baptist Church, he retired from Stone Container Paper Mill.  In addition to his parents, Harold is preceded in death by his brothers, Ralph, John R., Henry, Wayne, Clarence, Charles, Glenn, Marion and Frank and by his sister, Ava Werner.

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Mary Lou Roberts, Murrells Inlet; son, Ryan (Buffy) Roberts, Murrells Inlet; daughter, Rhonda Roberts, Murrells Inlet; grandchildren, Sara (Bill) Thatcher and Madison Roberts.

A Celebration of Harold’s Life will be held 2:00 PM Saturday May 28, 2022 at Burroughs Funeral Home in Murrells Inlet with military honors.

In lieu of flowers donations may be in Harold’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or online at

Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Celebration of Life
May 28, 2022

2:00 PM
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3558 Old Kings Hwy.
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576


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