Bobby Joe Roberts
Bobby Joe Roberts, eighty-eight years of age, passed away on September 3, 2015 at HarbourView Care Center, League City, Texas. He was the husband of Betty Jean Roberts. They had been married for sixty-nine years.
Born in Tyler, Texas, he was the son of Roland and Gladys Roberts. He was a self-employed contractor for many years before going to work for the Goodrich Plant in Beaumont, Texas. He held the position of warehouse supervisor, until his retirement in 1985.
He was a long standing member of the Methodist Church. He enjoyed many hobbies, among them, oil painting, carpentry, and gardening. He will be remembered for his bigger than life personality. He made friends everywhere he went and was truly a loyal and generous friend. He loved God, family and friends, in that order.
Bobby Joe is survived by his wife, Betty Roberts, two sons, Joe David Roberts (Sandy), Gary Lee Roberts (Susan), a daughter, Barbara Landrum (Jimmy), grandchildren, Tiffany Hendrix (David), Misty King (Grady), Cody Landrum (Tina), Mason Roberts, Hannah Roberts, Donnie Rogers (Norma), Ronnie Rogers (Leigh) and Steven Rogers (Shannon). He is survived by eleven great grandchildren, and one great great grandson. He was predeceased by his parents, Roland and Gladys, Nell Jackson (sister), Tommy Roberts (brother).
The memorial service will be held on September 11, at 10:00 am, at The Fellowship, 2222 Hwy 146 North, Texas City, Texas, 77590.
Memorial donations/in lieu of flowers may be made to The Warren Methodist Church, Warren, Texas.