Wayne Roberts, 71 year old Woodward resident, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Eddie White officiating. Burial will follow in the South Persimmon Cemetery.
William Wayne Roberts was born October 5, 1945 in Killeen, Texas to Matthew Weldon and Mildred Fay (Clary) Roberts. Wayne grew up in Odessa, Texas and Marshall, Arkansas and graduated from Marshall High School. He was united in marriage to Janice Johnson on June 15, 1996 in Oak Creek Lake, Texas. They made their home in Woodward and they have lived there since that time. Wayne worked in the oilfield all of his life and he retired as a Consultant.
Wayne was a member of the First Baptist Church of Vici. He loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Janice Roberts of Woodward; two sons: Matthew Roberts and wife Angela of Sharon, Markus Johnson and wife Lynn of Portalas, New Mexico; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Fisk and husband Edward of Woodward; grandchildren, John and Justin Roberts of Sharon, Alexus, Marcus Jr, and Destiny Johnson, Amanda Johnson, Slayden Covalt, all of Woodward; one great grandchild, Lilly Johnson of Woodward; three brothers: James Roberts and wife Nancy of College Station, Texas, David Roberts and wife Jamie of Livingston, Louisiana, Floyd Roberts and wife Connie of Bridgeport, Texas; one sister Ginger Nash and husband Jim of Eastland, Texas; numerous other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Mark and Luke, and Matt’s mom Patricia Connelly.