Donald James "Donnie" Roberts, 66, of Milton, Florida passed away Sunday May 11, 2014 at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his father, William James Roberts; his mother, Ruby Harriett Grubbs and a brother, Ralph Redman.
He leaves behind his wife, Linda Roberts; two sons, Donald (DJ) James and Joseph Bowman (Summer); three step children, Gregory Thomas, April Tyner (Billy) and John Thomas (Tonya).
He retired after 33 years with Westinghouse Pensacola and 10 years with Trinity Presbyterian Church Pensacola. He was a Mason and a veteran of the U S Army. Donnie loved spending time with his family, loved Alabama football, was an avid fisherman, enjoyed watching western films and listening to country music.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Blades and Billy Tyner. Pallbearers will be Kenny Rabon, Randall Smith, Mitchell Roberts, Jerimey Tyner, Danny Nicholas and Stephen Waters.
The family will receive friends Friday, May 16, 2014 from 5 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home South in Pensacola. Services will be Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Faith Chapel South with burial immediately following at Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME SOUTH, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on May 15, 2014
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