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Roberts, Danny Austin Danny Austin Roberts, age 82 of Rowlett, TX, passed away November 12, 2012. He was born April 19, 1930 in Fayetteville, AR, to John A. & Margaret B. (Hanna) Roberts. Danny proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a transport pilot in Korea and Vietnam, and retired as a Lt. Colonel in 1979. Prior to his retirement he served as Aeroport Squadron Commander at Andrews Air Force Base and as Terminal Commander for Air Force One under President Jimmy Carter. He was the Founder of Keep Rowlett Beautiful and the Toler Bay II Neighborhood Association and was an active member of Kissin Kuzzins Square Dance Club and First United Methodist Church of Rowlett. Danny is survived by his wife: Nelda Joye (Lowry) Roberts of Rowlett, TX; daughters: Diana Wright & husband Rick of Plano, TX, Mindy Hooper & husband Max of Orlando, FL, Janea Lowry & fiance' Bill Woodruff of Keller, TX, Kelly Hays & husband Coy of Tulsa, OK, and Kimberly Addicott & husband Joe of Flower Mound, TX; sister: Monte McChristian of Fountain Valley, CA; 15 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife: Virginia Lee (Smith) Roberts in 1973; and sister: Mary Bryne. The family will receive friends Wednesday at the church prior to the service from 12:00 to 2:00pm. Funeral services will be held 2:00pm, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at First United Methodist Church, 4405 Main Street, Rowlett, TX, with Rev. Buist Wilson officiating. Interment will take place the following day at 10:15am in Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211.


Published in Dallas Morning News on Nov. 14, 2012
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