Warren David Roberts, 76
A celebration of the life of Warren David “Dave” Roberts, 76, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Roller Funeral Home in Mountain Home with Sonny Sharp officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Mr. Roberts died Aug. 23, 2019.
He was born Aug. 15, 1943, in Mountain Home, the son of Warren Wallace and Evie Eulah Lance Roberts. He joined the Army in 1966 and served in the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1969. On Dec. 12, 1970, he married Lola Sue Uchtman, the love of his life, and they spent 47 wonderful years together until her death on June 16, 2018.
Mr. Roberts was a skilled tile contractor who had owned his own tile business in Mountain Home since 1970. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, listening to and playing music, dancing, spending a weekend at a casino and, most of all, spending time at family gatherings and visiting with friends. He had the ability and knowledge to “create something out of nothing” that always turned out neat.
He is survived by three daughters: Kim Nash and husband Jeff of Gainesville, Jill Neal, and Tiffany Chipps and husband Denton, all of Mountain Home; one son, Eric Neal and wife Christy of Mountain Home; nine grandchildren: Lacie Nash-Reynolds and husband A.J., Taler Nash and wife Cheyenne, Blu Hines, Lindsay Hopper and husband Eric, Wil Neal, Colton Neal and wife Kendra, Cortland Neal, Sydney Chipps and Zoey Chipps; 10 great-grandchildren: Caroline Smith, Benson and Luke Hopper, Taila and Bailee Hines, Brantley, Rowan and Lola Nash, and Lydia and Landry Neal; two sisters: Betty Crownover and husband Freddie of Gassville and Susie Comfert of Mountain Home; as well as loving in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of long-time friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; one brother, Larry Dale Roberts; one sister-in-law, Mildred (Uchtman) Seay; two brothers-in-law, John Comfert and Roy Parton; one nephew, Chuck Harris; and a grandson, William Ed Neal.
Interment will follow in Baxter Memorial Gardens in Mountain Home.
Roller Funeral Home, Mountain Home, directors.