Obituary: John William Roberts, Jr Sept. 15, 1923 – Sept. 29, 2015

JOHN WILLIAM ROBERTS, JR Sept. 15, 1923  – Sept. 29, 2015

John William Roberts, Jr of Damascus, MD passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at the age of 92. 

He was born in Dewy Rose, Georgia, and served in the Army Air Corps in World War II. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a law degree, and worked as an attorney for the Interior Department, the Atomic Energy Commission in Los Alamos, ERDA, the Department of Energy, and Synfuels Corporation.

He is survived by a loving wife Mary Frances Burleson Roberts, 4 children, and 6 grandchildren. Online condolences may be shared with his family at