Pete Roberts, 61 of Columbus, MS, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2009, at his residence. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at 7:30 PM in the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel with David Knight officiating. Mr. Roberts was born December 2, 1947, in Meridian, MS, to the late Samuel Leslie Roberts and Irma Jewel Shepherd Bynog and was a lifetime resident of Columbus, MS. He was self employed with ten years of service in the home construction business and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Roberts was a local musician, loved playing music with bands, racing, was a MSU Bulldog fan, and enjoyed collecting Indian memorabilia of his Cherokee heritage. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Frances Brewer. Mr. Roberts is survived by his son, Bryan Roberts, Columbus, MS; daughter, Brandi (Derrick) Brooks, Jena, LA; brother, Chuck Smith, Puerto Rico; grandson, Chance Brooks, an unborn grandchild and a host of nieces and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Donny Gustavsen, Dale Robertson, Dwight Blackburn, Butch Dawson, Terry Thomas, Mike Chain, Philip Norton, Ernie Scarber, Alton Scarber, Thomas Alan Emfinger, Fred Emfinger, Randy Evans, the staff of AseraCare Hospice, Jennifer Washington, and Peggy Chandler. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson, MS 39213.