GOLDTHWAITE — Funeral services for Harold R. ‘Dick’ Roberts, 82, of Mullin will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, June 29, at Stacy-Wilkins Chapel with Bill Ellis officiating. Burial will follow in Oakview Cemetery in Mullin. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.
He died Thursday, June 25, 2009, in Stephenville.
He was born Sept. 23, 1926, in Santa Anna, to Warren Toliver Roberts and Mattie (Perkins) Roberts. He was married to Norma Sylvara on May 6, 1949, in Yuma, Ariz. He was a member of Mullin First Baptist Church. He was a retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major.
Survivors include his children, Jim Roberts of Galveston, Glenda Hughbanks of McKinney, Elizabeth Miller of Goose Creek, S.C., John Roberts of Las Vegas, Nev., Margaret Goetz of Laredo, Rebecca Nelson of Stephenville, Beverly Ripley of McKinney, and Laura Pope of Murphysboro, Tenn.; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Sylvara Roberts; a grandson; three siblings, Weldon ‘Pick’ Roberts, June Cooksey and Flora ‘Pug’ Cooksey.