Thomas “Tommy” Randall Roberts Sr., a gospel singer and real estate salesman, died of a heart disease July 19 at Gilchrist Center Baltimore.
The Owings Mills resident was 72.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Cleo Roberts and Lillian Lee.
He was a 1963 graduate of Dunbar High School, where he wrote a song for his graduating class.
He studied at Baltimore City Community College and Morgan State University.
He joined the Army and became a presidential honor guard. Family members said he once witnessed an early-morning visit by Robert Kennedy to the grave of his brother, President John F. Kennedy, at Arlington National...