Richard “Dick” F. Roberts, 83, of Chippewa Twp., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, July 10, 2020 in his residence.
Born October 1, 1936, in Eighty Four PA, he was the son of the late Guy and Thelma (Freeman) Roberts. Dick was a lifelong owner of Roberts Oil Company in Bridgewater. He was also a member of Pathway church and a 32nd degree Mason. Dick, a 50 year member of the St. James Lodge #457, joined the lodge along with his four brothers in 1961. He was also a 50 year member of the ASSR New Castle Consistory and the Eureka Royal Arch Chapter #167. Dick also belonged to AAONMS Syria Temple, Pittsburgh.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Nancy (Riffle) Roberts; his children, Scott (Maryann) Roberts, Richard (Jill) Roberts, William (Dorinda) Roberts and Jody (Robert) Marquette; six grandchildren, Tara, Katie, Shaelyn, Haylee, Billy and Olivia and three great-grandchildren, Aurora, Bella and Colton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, George, James, Robert and Howard Roberts.
Per Dick’s wishes there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
The family would like to give special thanks to Grane Hospice for all of the loving care they provided to Dick.
Arrangements were entrusted to Gabauer-Lutton Funeral Home-117 Blackhawk Rd. Chippewa Twp., www.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com.