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Conrad Leroy Roberson

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Conrad Leroy Roberson Obituary
ODESSA Conrad Leroy Roberson, age 78, of Odessa, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Odessa Regional Medical Center. He was born in Oplin, TX, November 18, 1935, to the late Carr M. and Mary Ellen (Bryson) Roberson. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Conrad began his service in 1953 and served until 1973, achieving the rank of Chief Petty Officer. During his military years, he and his family's major duty stations included Honolulu, HI; Patuxent River, MD; Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; and Point Mugu, CA. He was a member of Grace Christian Fellowship Church.
Besides the United States Navy, Conrad had three other careers. Over 20 years at Merchants Fast Motor Lines Trucking Company as Operations Manager, The American Legion where he continued to serve his county for 33 years after his Naval retirement. Conrad held many positions in the organization including State Department Commander from 2001-2002 and National Executive Committeeman for Texas from 2008-2011. However, the most important career was as a Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years: Betty "Joyce" Roberson of Odessa; son: Joel Roberson and wife Natalie of Odessa; sister: Carlene Brooks of Clyde, TX; three granddaughters: Julia Roberson, Catelyn Roberson and Shauna Roberson; his best friend, Raymond Wildman, and other loving family plus many, many friends.
His parents, two sons: J. Roberson and Todd Lee Roberson, one sister: Betty Jane Barrington and his brother: Leonard Cortez Roberson, precede him in death.
The family will receive friends at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Visitation will also be on Wednesday from noon to 3:00 pm. Memorial services with military honors will be 11:00 am Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Grace Christian Fellowship Church, 3450 Billy Hext Road, Odessa, officiated by Pastor Clark Racca. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory and condolences may be sent to the family online at acreswestfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Conrad's honor may be made to the USO or to the American Legion, Post 430, P.O. Box 1109, Odessa, TX 79760.
Published in Odessa American on June 17, 2014
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