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Roy Howard Robertson

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Roy Howard Robertson, 79, a resident at New Mexico State Veterans Home, died Wednesday, April 16, 2008. Roy was born Nov. 12, 1928, in West Newton, Pa., to Robert T. Robertson and Kate (Kontur) Robertson.
Roy served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He received his degree as a Civil Engineer from the University of Pittsburgh and retired from the government. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved hiking and camping.
Roy is survived by his loving wife, Melba L. Robertson; four children, Thomas Robertson, Timothy Robertson, Susan Garrety and Cathy Robertson; two stepchildren, Pamela Mahady and Barry Hoover; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a sister, Eva Gillin. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Ruth Bussard.
The family would like to express their appreciation for the care given to Roy throughout his time of need and stay at New Mexico State Veterans Home.
There will be no local services. Interment will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, Pa.
Arrangements are by Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc., 303 N. Cedar St., Truth or Consequences.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Apr. 19 to May 3, 2008
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