Nelson Roberts was born December 16, 1946 - to the late Byron and Mary Laura Roberts in East Chicago, Indiana. Nelson was called to eternity on December 11, 2017, with family and friends by his side. Nelson attended the Gary Public School System and graduated from Tolleston High School and attended Indiana State University where he received his Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering. Upon retiring in Tampa, Florida, Nelson married Delores Roberts and was able to revisit his love for teaching. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Delores Roberts, Tampa, FL; his siblings George Wesley Roberts, New York, NY; Patricia Roberts, Gary, IN; Debra (Charles) Francis, Bartlett, IL. His daughters Tiffany Laura (Brian) Wells, Lansing, IL; Jessica (Orlando) Kirk, Phoenix, AZ; Jiana (Rodney) Willis, Indianapolis, IN; Jetta Roberts, Phoenix, AZ; Jasmine Roberts, Phoenix, AZ and son, Mark G. Everette and 6 grandchildren! Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm at St. Luke A.M.E. Church; 3543 Block Ave, East Chicago, IN 46312
Published in Post-Tribune on Dec. 19, 2017.