Hobert Stanley Roberts was born May 4, 1927 in McCreary County, Ky. to the late Joe K. and Emma Jane Coffey Roberts and passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at his home reaching the age of 90 years.
On March 23, 1951 he united in marriage with Della Abbott Roberts who precedes him in death.
To this 66 year union three children surviveLinda and her husband John Tucker, Sheila and her husband Russell Gregory, and Gayson Roberts; along with five grandchildrenKarla Misinay, Jeffery Tucker, Kendra Whitehead, Kyle and Kirby Gregory; and five great-grandchildrenTobias Misinay, Karmai Misinay, Riley Foster, Kaylee Tucker, and Kenzie Mae Whitehead.
Also surviving are his siblingsClara Jones, Nellie Foster, and Barbara Gregory.
He is preceded in death by his sonKenny Roberts; three grandchildrenBarry, Carrie, and Sherrie Roberts; also preceding him in death is six siblingsKathleen Burke, June Foster, Jewellene, Jack, David, and Roosevelt Roberts.
He had accepted Christ as his savior and was the oldest member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 27, 2018 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. David Vaughn and Bro. George Coffey officiating. Burial was in the Roberts Cemetery.
Military honors were performed by Wayne County Chapter #105 DAV.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on January 30, 2018