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Ernest Carl Roberts
  • Memorials may be made to
  • First Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant
    681 McCants Drive
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
  • or the
  • American Diabetes Association
    107 West Park Blvd. Suite 220
    Columbia, SC 29210

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“My heart is grieving with your family over the loss of such a wonderful man. But I am celebrating all the precious memories you will have and the...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Connie Wenstrom - Columbia, SC

“My heart is grieving with your family over the loss of such a wonderful man. But I am celebrating all the precious memories you will have and the...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Connie Wenstrom - Columbia, SC

“So sorry for your loss, Gibbs family. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Mike and Linda OConnor - Columbia, SC

“Mrs. Wiksell and family, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Mr. Roberts. May God's grace bring strength, comfort, healing and...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: The Pinckney Family - Edward, Lou Ester, Carla and E.P. - SC

“To all the Roberts family,You are all in our thoughts and prayers! Carl was a wonderful man! ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Glenda Johnson - Loris, SC

“One of the finest men I have ever known and an inspiration to all who knew him. He truly had a servant's heart. He will be missed. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Cliff Hudson - Mount Pleasant

“Ray & I are so sorry for your loss. Carl was always a joy and blessing to know. Due to our lingering health issues we will not be able to be present...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Ray & Faye Todd

“Mr. Roberts was a wonderful boss. He hired me when I worked for Holox. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Janet Delmas - Summerville, SC

“He was humble and kind, yet bigger than life. Uncle jokes definitely rule! I will miss him dearly. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Teresa Warner - Chapel Hill, NC

“Mildred and girls. I am so sorry about Carl's passing. He was one of the bravest people I know. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. I wish my mom...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Linda Hudson - Florence, SC

“A great man has left this earth but will forever be in our heats. For death only comes to those who leave no memories, for whose existence was...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Gene and Connie Goodale - SC

“Such a sweet man. So glad to have known him. Love and prayers to the entire family. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Fraylick - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Tammy, we are sorry to hear about your Dad. He was always an inspiration and source of encouragement to us when we lived in Mt. Pleasant. You were...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: John Ussery - Friend

“So going to miss you. Until I see you, John and J.L. again, enjoy the fishing. I hear the river runs by the throne of God. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: David Hucks - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Cheryl and I am very sad to hear Uncle Carl passed away! He was in our prayers every night! We pray now also for Aunt Mildred! God Bless them both! ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Terry and Cheryl Gore - FL

“Truly one of the dearest, sweetest Christian gentlemen I have ever known. May all the wonderful memories you have of him bring you comfort during...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Joyce Eblen - Myrtle Beach, SC


E. Carl Roberts, 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 8, 2019 surrounded by his family. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. His funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens following the service.

Carl was born in Horry County in 1937 and was the son of Robert Monroe Roberts and Ruby Singleton Roberts. After graduating from Socastee High School in 1955, he moved to Charleston, SC to begin a 47-year career in the medical and industrial gas and welding supply industry. Carl was heavily involved in industrial gas and welding supply organizations throughout the Southeast and United States, and he maintained a host of friendships woven throughout that industry over the years. Even after retirement, he continued to consult in the industry.

Carl was a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mildred Hucks Roberts of Mount Pleasant, SC and his two daughters Kristi Roberts Gibbs (Jimmy) of Columbia, SC and Tammy Roberts Wiksell (Robbie) of Mount Pleasant, SC. He was affectionately known as "Papa" to his cherished grandchildren Alden Linwood Gibbs, James Tuller Gibbs, Mattson Carl Wiksell, Gibbs Elliott Wiksell, Anderson Roberts Wiksell, and Robert Christopher Wiksell (wife Susannah and daughters Anna Merrell, Elsa, and Olivia).

He is also survived by two sisters Barbara Ann Roberts Lewis (James) of Conway, SC and Juanita Roberts McLaughlin of Florence, SC, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, Carl was predeceased by brothers Odell Roberts, Howard Roberts, and Wayne Roberts, and sisters Garnett Roberts Johnson and Christine "Tootsie" Roberts Causey.

Carl was a man of deep, abiding faith in Jesus Christ. He lived his faith as an example for others to follow, and he demonstrated a committed servant's heart. He served as a devoted member, Deacon, and Elder at First Baptist Church Mount Pleasant and in many roles for the Charleston Baptist Association. Carl enjoyed the many benefits of living in the Lowcountry, especially fishing in the Wando River, shrimping in Bulls Bay, and golfing with his retired friends.

The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to the Roper Mount Pleasant Hospital doctors and nurses who provided wonderful, compassionate care.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 681 McCants Drive, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 or the American Diabetes Association, Inc., 107 West Park Boulevard, Suite 220, Columbia, SC, 29210.