Jesse Carroll Roberts, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Huntingdon, Tenn. Mr. Roberts was retired from Southern Railroad, was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and a member of the Hamilton County VFW. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Thelma Neal Roberts; sister, Jean Lowe; and grandchildren, Emily and Annie. Survivors include his daughters, Brenda (Larry) Hudson, Camden, Tenn., Theresa McKnight, Summerville, Ga., Nancy (Rick) Ragan, Nashville, Tenn., and Jessica (Michael) Gadd, Chattanooga; grandchildren, Jesse, Justin, Joseph, Brandi, Lindsey, Matthew, Melissa and Molly; 14 great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, April 22, 2014, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with full military honors. To share expressions of sympathy, visit lane-southcrestchapel.com. Arrangements were by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.