Billy Darrell Roberts, age 79, of Braselton passed away Monday, January 30, 2017. Billy loved life and his family. Survivors include his son David Roberts and wife Leigh of NC; daughters Elaine Roberts Gunter and husband Terrell of Braselton, Pam Roberts Miller and husband David of Lula; brothers Early Roberts, Jr. of Clermont; grandchildren Julian, Brenton, Oliver, Justin, Jessica, Corey, Jeremy and Talaina; 13 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents Early and Esther Duck Roberts; sisters Velma Cantrell, Lola Fossett, Mildred Fuller, Evelyn Kinzie and Damaris White. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, February 2, 2017 at New Liberty United Methodist Church, 26 Charlie Smith Road, Braselton, GA, 30517. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Pastor Josh McDaniel will be officiating. The family will receive friends 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Mayfield Baptist Church, Gainesville, GA, New Liberty United Methodist Church, Braselton, GA or Compassus Hospice, 2470 Daniels Bridge Road, Suite 171, Athens, GA 30606. Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.