GREAT BEND – Donald P. Roberts, 73, 32191 Wilton Rd., died Wednesday morning, April 2, 2014 at the Samaritan Keep Home in Watertown.
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee on March 22, 1941, the son of John & Agnes Walters Roberts. He married Patricia Weir on May 1, 1972 in Knoxville. He was employed by Fort Drum and Service Master, before retiring in 1995. He was a member of the Watertown Sportsmans Club and an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He enjoyed bowling, playing Lotto and visiting the casino.
Donald is survived by his wife, Patricia, Great Bend, his sons; Shawn Weir, William Weir and Taylor Sifton, all of Great Bend and his sister, Patsy Bailey, Knoxville. Also surviving are one grandson, Aiden, Florida, three special nephews; Dicky Wooliber, Thomas Holbert and Glenn Owen, all of Knoxville.
He is predeceased by his siblings; Mary, Shane, Dorothy, Howard, Thelma, Rev. John, Bertha, James and Geraldine.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 11:30 AM in the Chapel of the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage. There will be no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601 or the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.