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Roberts, beloved husband, father and friend, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 with his family at his side.
Phil was born in Gilmer, Texas, April 14, 1932. A graduate of the University of Texas, Phil had a long career as a geologist in Houston before returning to the Tyler area upon retirement.
Phil loved spending time with family and friends and was an avid sportsman, outdoorsman and aviator.
He is survived by his wife, Carrie Anna Roberts, Emerald Bay, Bullard; son, Gordon H. Roberts and wife, Kelley, Ft. Worth; son, Andrew B. McGee and wife, Elizabeth, New York, NY, grandchildren and many family and friends.
After a private burial a memorial service to honor Phil's life will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler at 1:30 PM with Dr. Darryle Dunks officiating.
Memorials may be made and appreciated for The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75701 or The Emerald Bay Community Church, 160 La Salle Dr., Bullard, TX 75757
Stewart Family Funeral Home
7525 Old Jacksonville Highway Tyler, TX 75703
Published in Houston Chronicle on Apr. 23, 2014