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Marion Ruben Roberts

May 31, 1922 - July 25, 2014
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Marion Ruben Roberts, 92, of Gravette passed away Friday, July 25, at his home. He was born in Gravette on May 31, 1922, to Albert Charles Roberts and Ruby Medearis Roberts. While a student at Gravette High School, he was a standout basketball player. He lived in the Gravette area all of his life except when he served in the US Navy during World War II. He loved to work in his garden and always enjoyed a good basketball and baseball game. For many years, he served as a deacon and Sunday School superintendent at Faith Bible Church. He volunteered at Care and Share and also served on the Care and Share Board of Directors. He was preceded...
Marion Ruben Roberts, 92, of Gravette passed away Friday, July 25, at his home. He was born in Gravette on May 31, 1922, to Albert Charles Roberts and Ruby Medearis Roberts. While a student at Gravette High School, he was a standout basketball player. He lived in the Gravette area all of his life except when he served in the US Navy during World War II. He loved to work in his garden and always enjoyed a good basketball and baseball game. For many years, he served as a deacon and Sunday School superintendent at Faith Bible Church. He volunteered at Care and Share and also served on the Care and Share Board of Directors.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 67 years, Maxine Duncan Roberts; his daughter, Sharon Jeanette West and two brothers, Melvin Roberts of Gravette and Carl Roberts of Ada, Okla.

He is survived by two sons, Nelson Roberts and Harold (Bo) Roberts and wife, Stella of Gravette; a sister, Alberta Roark of Shawnee, Okla.; son-in-law, Al West of Mabelvale, Ark.; 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

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"Uncle Nelson we just wanted to let you know that we are all thinkin of u today. Sorry we couldn't make it. We. Hope to see u before u leave. Love u!" Rachel and Jean Blackfox (Rocky Ford, OK)

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