Longtime Bay County businessman and former Republican Chairman, Bobby Roberts has died. He died Sunday morning around 8am following a brief illness. Roberts was a familiar face to the communityIn addition to founding Roberts Financial Planning services in 1994, he was active in civic organizations, including the Kiwanis Club and, at one time, was the national Vice President of the Jaycees. In recent years, Roberts was a mentor to children at New Horizons Learning Center. He is survived by friends and loved ones including his sister, Brenda.