Corey L. Roberts was born on October 7, 1969 to Thurmond and Mary Roberts. He transitioned to eternal peace on January 29, 2021 in Columbus, Georgia.
Corey was born and raised in Fairmont, NC. He dedicated his life at an early age to Christ at First Baptist Church, North Main Street, Fairmont, NC. Corey was currently a member of Refresh Church in Columbus, GA, Bishop Marshall S. McGill, Pastor. He loved vehicles and sport cars. He graduated from Fairmont High School in 1987. He graduated as a member of Who’s Who among High School Students. In high school he was a member of the Fairmont Marching Band from Middle School to High School. He was also a saxophone player. He also played football and a bus driver his senior year. After high school he attended A & T State University and furthered his education at Southeastern Community College in Whiteville, NC. Corey was a math wizard and an electronics genius (God’s gift to him) at an early age. Corey was currently residing in Columbus, GA where he had lived for over twenty years.
He was formerly employed as an IT Technician with Hewlett Packard Corporation which later became Unisys Corporation. He was a brilliant IT Tech and performed various duties across the country (installing and teaching others how to use self checkout machines, setting up computer labs at various institutions. Corey also had a small computer technician business at home.
He leaves to cherish his heartfelt memories, his wife, Yolonda Denise Pittman, his daughter, Mia C. Roberts, his son, Jarrel Sparks, his parents, Thurmond and Mary Roberts of Lumberton, NC, his half sister, Camille Brown, and a half sister, Kim Campbell and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Corey had two close cousins and friends, Dedric D, Ford of Fairmont, NC and Michael Ford of Glen Burnie, Maryland.
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