Posted: Tue 2:24 PM, May 21, 2013
Funeral Home: Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home
Theophilus Watheau “T.W.” Roberts died on Monday, May 20, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan. He was 82.
Roberts was born on January 22, 1931, in Dale County, Alabama to the late Comer and Hettie Benefield Roberts. He served in the U.S. Army, and was retired from civil service in Ft. Rucker. He was a member of Corinth Freewill Baptist Church in Midland City.
In addition to his parents, T.W. was preceded in death by his wife Myra “Nell” Roberts. He is survived by his son, Allen Roberts, and wife, Kathy; grandchildren, Wesley (Meagan) Roberts, Johna Roberts, Kristy Drake; great-grandchildren, Toni Roberts, Alex Winkler, Noah Roberts, Brock-Allen Roberts, Donald Mason Drake. Also surviving is his very special family member, Zelmadean Mallory, and his nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 23 from the chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Reverend Joey Pettis officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted.
Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark (334) 774-4551 is in charge of the arrangements. Members of the Dignity Memorial network. Condolences may be offered at www.fuquabankston.com.