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R.D. Buddy Roberts

Obituary for R.D. Buddy Roberts

November 24, 1929 - February 13, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 88


R.D. (Buddy) Roberts passed away on February 13, 2018 at the age of 88. He was the son of Bob B. Roberts, Sr. and Helen Harper Roberts. Helen died when Buddy was 18 months old. His father subsequently married Wilma Blanche Legate who adopted Buddy and his brother and was Buddy's adored Mother. Buddy was a lifelong resident of San Antonio. He was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and Baylor University. He served as an Air Force officer during the Korean Conflict. He was active in the roofing industry for most of his business career and was employed for 19 years at Beldon Roofing Company which he considered his second home. He is predeceased by his parents and by his brother, Bob B. Roberts, Jr. and his son-n-law, Kenneth Carlson. He is survived by four daughters and 3 sons-in-law; Rollyn Carlson, Robin Walker and husband, William and their mother, Barbara Cater Wilson, Kimberly Zinsmeyer and husband, Vincent, Deborah Whitis and husband Lamar, stepson David Burrows and wife, Deborah; five grandchildren, Lindsey Kirsch, Justin Buchanan, Kelly Kennedy, Emily Aleman and husband Alex, Brantley Zinsmeyer; four great grandchildren; Jessica Kirsch, Elizabeth Kirsch, Landon Kirsch and Jameson Buchanan; three nieces, Quinta Roberts de Cuevas, Kathleen Roberts and Rose Garceau and three cousins; Maxine Cobb, Minnie Walker, Patricia Crisler and husband Art.
Private family graveside services will be held at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your liking.

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