Durban Christian Centre founder dies
DURBAN Christian Centre founder Dr Fred Roberts, 85, died last night of complications related to a lung disease.
Roberts died after celebrating his 65th wedding anniversary with his wife, Nellie, and their family. Messages of condolences have been streaming through on the church’s Facebook page.
Lutasha Naidoo wrote, “Our sincere condolences to Ps Nellie and the Roberts family. Our prayers are with you all. May his legacy live on through us and by his priceless teachings. Much love.”
Nonzwakazi Gumede posted, “A legend indeed. Mighty man of God has fallen, the seed of rainbow nation in South Africa. A Father to many sons and daughters, we celebrate his life and legacy since he departed to be with his Father God in heaven. We pass our love to dear Ps Nellie and the whole family during this time.”
Details of the memorial service will be announced later.