Barton Frances Roberts, 84, of Signal Mountain died Wednesday, January 5, 2011 in a Chattanooga hospital.
He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. He worked as a scientist engineer for TVA, and after retiring he continued his passion of growing apples to make apple cider.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Arline Stukey Roberts.
Survivors include his sons, Chris Roberts of Signal Mountain and Steven Roberts of Oakland, California; daughter, Faith Kelley of Redmond, Washington; and grandchildren, Phillip and Robert Kelley and Rebecca, Daniel and Rachel Roberts.
Funeral services were held Friday, January 7 at St. Augustine Catholic Church on Signal Mountain with Father Joseph officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to any Catholic charity.
An online guestbook is at www.ewtonfuneralhome.com.
Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.