Obituary of Roberta Lee Saxon
Roberta Lee Saxon, 75, wife of William Ray Saxon, Sr., died Friday, March 4, 2022, at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia. Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Robert Bradshaw and Cora Lee Nesbitt Bradshaw. Surviving are her husband of Sumter; her children, Barbara Dyson (William), Beverly Singleton, Danny Singleton and Shannon Saxon; eight grandchildren, Kristian Jackson, Whitney Knight, Cody Dyson, Jack Rushton Saxon, Alex Singleton, Ashlynn Singleton, Billy Berry, and Kevin Rodgers; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Elaine Rodgers (Wayne); and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, William Ray “Bubba” Saxon, Jr. Graveside services will be held at 11 A.M. Monday at Sumter Cemetery with Rev. Richard Saxon officiating. The family will receive friends at the home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or to the American Diabetes Association, 107 Westpark Boulevard, #220, Columbia, SC 29210. Online condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.