OBITUARY

Billy "Shakey" Douglas Roberts

March 21, 1928December 30, 2020

Billy Douglas “Shakey” Roberts, 92, of Amarillo passed away on December 30, 2020.

Billy will lie in state on Tuesday, January 5, 2020 from 10am to 12pm at Griggs Schooler Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 Bell St. A graveside service will follow at 2pm in Llano Cemetery East with Jerry Davey presiding.

Billy was born on March 21, 1928 in Amarillo to Oscar D and Pauline (Grounds) Roberts. Following graduation from Amarillo High School, he enlisted in the United States Navy. Following his service, he returned to Amarillo, where he attended Amarillo College before taking up a career with the United States Postal Service as a Letter Carrier, retiring after 30 years of service.

Billy loved music and cooking. He was a straight-shooter, no nonsense guy who was adored by all who knew him. We will miss him terribly.

Billy was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy, parents Oscar and Pauline, son Eldon, and sister Wanda Vaught. Those left to cherish his daughter Drew Booth and husband Tim, grandchildren Chad and Chandra, and great-grandchildren McCall, Paxton, Sierra, and Tauber whom adored him.

Services

  • Informal Visitation

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021

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