Daniel Eugene Roberts, 88, of Vienna, W.Va., went home to be with his Lord on March 11, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 26, 1924 in Spencer, W.Va., a son of the late James Nevel Craig Roberts (J.N.C. Roberts) and Icie Mae Blackwell Roberts.
Daniel was a carpenter for over 60 years and a member of the Union Local 899 of Parkersburg. He was in the U.S. Navy from May of 1944 to May of 1946 and served during WWII. Daniel was a member of Calvary Memorial Church.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Clara B. West Roberts; two daughters, Alegra F. Wright (Walter) of Vienna, and Suette K. Roberts (Jerry Reed) of Huntington, W.Va.; one sister, Naomi Robinson of Elkview, W.Va.; two grandchildren, Paige Ahmed (Zain) of Charlotte, N.C., and Nevella Grimm (Jeff) of Vienna; two great-grandchildren, Morgan and Jocelyn and several nieces and nephews.
Daniel was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Freer and Delbert; two half sisters, Millie Starcher and Vera Burdette.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 16, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Memorial Church, Parkersburg with Pastors Rob Collins and Jerry Reed officiating. American Legion Post #15 of Parkersburg will conduct full military honors at the church. Burial will follow after the service at Eventide Cemetery in Spencer, W.Va. Visitation will be Friday from 3-8 p.m. at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna, and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.
The family would like to thank Housecalls Hospice and Housecalls Home Health for their kindness. A special thanks to caregivers Annie and Lori.
Memorial donations may be made to Housecalls Hospice, 1226 Market Street, Parkersburg, W.Va. 26101, or to Potomac Highlands Wounded Warrior Outreach, P.O.Box 754, Franklin, W.Va. 26807.
Condolences may be sent to www.lamberttatman.com.