Howard Roberts, age 88, passed away on April 8, 2020.
Howard was born in Irvine, KY to James and Jeanette Roberts. He served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked as a meter reader for Cincinnati Gas and Electric for many years. Howard moved to Jacksonville, FL and spent his retirement on the golf course. He enjoyed traveling with his longtime partner, Ruth. They would often choose their destinations based on the locations of courses; The Carolinas, French Lick, IN, and Florida were mainstays.
Howard is survived by his daughter, Sherri Roberts, granddaughter Shauna (Wally) Raines, grandsons Thomas Bessey, Clinton Bessey and Jacob (Felicia) Bessey, sister Opal Faye Jones, 3 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Tami Bessey and brother Harry Roberts.
Private family services will be held at Arlington Memorial Gardens Lakeside Chapel. Howard will be laid to rest at Arlington Memorial Gardens.
Memorial donations can be directed to Compassus Hospice (11311 Cornell Park Dr Suite 200, Blue Ash, OH 45242). Online condolences can be left at www.AMGFuneralHome.com.