(ran SS edition of Metro & State)
U.S. District Judge William Stafford, left, prays while paying his respects before the flag-draped casket of former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice B.K. Roberts on Friday in the Florida Supreme Court rotunda in Tallahassee. Roberts, who retired in 1976 after+27 years on the court, died at age 92 Wednesday. There was a private burial service later Friday.