​John Duncan "JD" Roberts



John Duncan "JD" Roberts, 75, of Ridgeland, SC, husband of Judith Heape Roberts, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, GA.

Mr. Roberts was born June 30, 1942 in Ridgeland, SC to the late Haskell Roberts and Aline Mock Roberts. He was retired from the U.S. Department of Defense at Fort McPherson in Atlanta, GA and the U.S. Army Reserve as Chief Warrant Officer 3. Mr. Roberts was a member of Great Swamp Baptist Church, and enjoyed farming and talking politics. A very giving person, he loved to help others.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Roberts is survived by his sons, Anthony Roberts (Melissa) of McDonough, GA and Tim Roberts of Ridgeland, SC; daughter, Angel Hauser (Robert) of Jacksonville, FL; brother, Royce Malphrus of Ridgeland, SC; sisters, Virginia Roberts Byles and Vera Floyd, both of Ridgeland, SC; eight grandchildren, Jessica Hauser, Erynn Sutler, Dustin Roberts, Amanda Hart, Michael Roberts, and Ashley Roberts; and four great-grandchildren, Elijah Noel, Benjamin Sutler, Adaley Ganong, and Aiden Ganong. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jimmy Roberts and Laval Malphrus and his sister, Eulalee Price.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Sauls Funeral Home Chapel, 310 W. Adams St., Ridgeland, with a memorial service beginning at 7:30 pm.

Sauls Funeral Home of Ridgeland is assisting the family with arrangements.