May 24, 1944 – November 22, 2018
Douglas B. Roberts, age 74, passed away surrounded by family on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018. He was born on May 24, 1944, in San Diego, California to the late F. Leon Roberts and Ruth Lathrop (Abel).
Doug is survived by his wife of 48 years, Wanda Roberts; three children, Jennifer Brown (James), Matthew Roberts (Julie), and Nicholas Roberts (Heather); six grandchildren, Jacob, Sophia, Ella, Jackson, Olivia, and Sydney; two sisters, Madelyn Klusowski (Ed), Linda Morel (Russ); and many other friends and family who will miss him dearly.
Doug served our country and protected our freedoms through his service in the US Navy. After leaving the Service, he worked as the Assessor for Grand Rapids Township for 32 years. Also, Doug was a commited member of American Legion, where he served as the Sargeant of Arms for Post 258.
Doug enjoyed camping, fishing, and traveling. Most recently, he and his wife, Wanda, took the trip of a lifetime to Australia and New Zealand.
Lastly, Doug's faith was very important to him, as demonstrated by his 48-year membership with Central Christian Church.
Visitation for Doug will take place on Tuesday, November 27, from 5 - 7 pm, at Reyers North Valley Chapel Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will follow on Wednesday, November 28, at 11 am at Central Christian Church. Burial will follow at Georgetown Township Cemetery.
- Visitation Tuesday, November 27, 2018
- Visitation Wednesday, November 28, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, November 28, 2018
- Burial Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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Lou & Vicki Outman
November 25, 2018
Our heartfelt sympathy to Wanda & the entire family for the passing of our good friend and next door neighbor, Doug. We will miss his quick dry wit & his visits over here when he would stop by, have a beer, joke & chat with us & that grin! He was so knowledgeable on many subjects & what a great sense of humor plus a very good euchre player. Whenever I had a question on my plants I would turn to him and/or Wanda. Lou really thought the world of Doug. He was truly a nice guy. We are really sad to have lost him. RIP our dear friend. You will missed so much.
Lou & Vicki