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Local piano legend, Dee Roberts, passes away at 91

Dee Roberts, the owner of Roberts Piano Company, died on Friday at 91 (Photos provided by family)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A local piano legend has passed away in Lynchburg.

Dee Roberts, the owner of Roberts Piano Company, died on Friday at 91.

Roberts owned the store for about 52 years before it closed in 2004, and played piano for most of his life, including his time in the military during World War II.

Roberts' funeral is set for Friday, December 1 at Rivermont Evangelical.

In Lieu of flowers, the family asks that community members donate to Lynchburg City Schools Strings.

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