Samuel Roberts, 79, of Midland, met his Heavenly Father on March 9, 2014 at Midland Memorial Hospital. Sam was born March 25, 1934 in Irene, Texas to Lonnie and Christine Roberts. He served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1962. ln 1961, he married Doris Marie White. They lived in Midland, Texas where they raised their three children. He faithfully worked as a gardener for several families in Midland for more than 45 years. Sam is survived by his children, sons, Paul Roberts of Dallas, Texas, and Eric Samuel Roberts of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; daughters, Constance Raye Roberts of Midland, Texas and Stephanie Joy Roberts of Houston, Texas; one sister, Clara Nell Liles of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren, Juanice M. Roberts, Marcellus A. Roberts, and Danielle T.M. Robinson; and two great-grandchildren, A'Kimbria J. Johnson and Marques K.A. Roberts. He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Doris Marie Roberts; one brother, Erector Roberts; and three sisters, Hattie Wiggins, Hazel Nance and Iona Carter. Viewing will be held at American Heritage Chapel on Thursday, March 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and again on Friday, March 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at American Heritage Chapel on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor W. C. Palmer officiating. Burial will immediately follow at American Heritage Cemetery. All arrangements are entrusted to American Heritage Cemetery and Funeral Home.
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American Heritage Cemetery & Funeral Home
4100 North FM 1788 Midland, TX 79707
Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Mar. 13, 2014