Morris B. Roberts, 75, of Canton died Thursday, November 9, 2017, at MS State Veteran's Nursing Home in Jackson.

He was born in Yazoo City, MS, March 6, 1942 to Morris and Marciele McKee Roberts. He was a MS Highway Patrolman for 25 years, and worked 10 years for the Canton Police Department until retiring.

 He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Carolyn Monroe Roberts. Survivors are son, Mori Roberts of Canton, and brother, Lamar Roberts (Sue) of Vickburg, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held November 13, 2017 in Breeland Chapel.  Interment followed in Canton Cemetery.