He was born Feb. 2, 1934, in Pocahon-tas to the late Clyde and Tiny McRoberts. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Polly Duckworth.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley McRoberts of the home; his children, Lisa and husband Shawn Grissom of Benton, Mo., Matthew and wife Elizabeth McRoberts of Bloom-field, Mo., Jaime and husband Jimmy Fry also of Bloomfield, Mo., Bobby and wife Amy Hankins of Pocahontas, Ark., and Deanna O'Dell of Spokane, Wash.; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild; two brothers, Norman McRoberts of Dexter, Mo., and R.G. McRoberts of Dodge City, Kan.
Visitation will be held Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Ark., with Perry Vandergriff officiating. Burial will follow in Sutton Cemetery. The family requests any memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.