Troy I. Roberts
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MARION: Troy I. Roberts, age 85, of Marion, Ohio passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 surrounded by his family.
He was born July 9, 1928 in Paynesville, W.Va., to the late Brooks M. and Tennessee (Payne) Roberts.
Troy was employed at Gled Hill Road Machinery for twenty years as a welder.
He is survived by his children, Betty Fannon of Newark, OH., Diana (Allen) John of Royal Palm Beach, FL., Kimberly (Alan) Ford of Salem, OH., Shelly (Gary) Travis of Marion, OH., James Thomas (Rachelle) Roberts of Newark, OH., Timothy Troy (Julie) Roberts of Indian Town, FL., Tony Irving (Treasa) Roberts Sr. of Marion, OH., James Daniel (Sharon) Roberts of Selins Grove, PA., Thomas Alan (Dorsey) Roberts of Marion, OH.; former wife, Harriet Ann Roberts of Marion, OH.; 23 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; two sisters, Ethel Snellenberger of Waldo, OH., Irene (Bob) Kennedy of Cardington, OH.; his little Jack Russell - Lilly; and numerors nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Sara (Wolford) Roberts; one brother, Harold Roberts; two sisters, Brenda Petry and Glenda Davis; two grandsons; and one great granddaughter.
Funeral Services for Troy will be held Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 7PM at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home with Russell Howard officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 4 - 7 PM at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home. Burial will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the Boyd-Born Funeral Home
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.boydbornfuneralhome.com
Published in the Marion Star on Sept. 10, 2013