Robert “Bob” Roberts, age 75, a native of Minden, LA and a resident of Port Allen, LA passed away on December 29, 2017.
Bob was a retired West Monroe Fire Chief and was an LSU Fire Training Instructor. He was an avid LSU Tigers, New Orleans Saints, and St. Louis Cardinals fan. He loved tending to flowers.
Bob is survived by his daughters, Monica Roberts Funderburk and husband Woodie of West Monroe, LA, Roxanne Marie Roberts of Dallas, TX, and Ramona Roberts Weeks and husband Billy of Monroe, LA; his sister, Carolyn Peavy of Port Allen, LA; his brothers, BJ Roberts and wife Linda of Hooks, TX and Tommy Bennett and wife Denise of Lafayette, LA; his grandchildren, Amelia Simon and husband Christian, Daila Weeks, and Trey Weeks; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Elbert Roberts and Marguerite Mitchell; and brother, J.C. Roberts.
Visitation will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 9:00am until funeral service at 11:00am.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Justin Wayne Morris Mitchell, Paul Mitchell, Tyrone Peavy, Bryan Peavy, Woodie Funderburk, and Trey Weeks.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.
Dear dad,! I loved ❤️ you so much. I always tried to make you proud of me. I always had such a deep respect for your knowledge & dedication as West Monroe Fire Chief & LSU trainer. You had a tremendous affect in the lives of many firefighters. May you Rest In Peace, you went home in style! Your service was beautiful! Say Hi to mom! I miss the both of you so very much and will see y’all again one day! Love always! Big Girl
Monica FnnderburkWest Monroe, LA
Ramona My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please let me know if you are your family need anything. With love , LISA
LISA JOHNSONMonroe, LA
Dad, sorry never sent you that letter in which told you I was going to. Know in my heart you loved all three of us. I loved you too. There is so much I wish I could or should have settled between us. Anyway, rest in peace with mom & your preceding family members.
Roxanna RobertsMidlothian, TX
I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing. You and your family are in my prayers.
Cindy DoffittStart, LA
Bob was a fine fire chief for our city. Our department moved forward during his tenure. Not only was he a fine professional fireman, he was a personal friend to me. He will be remembered as such in our community.
Dave NorrisWest Monroe, LA
Ramona and family:
Richard and I want to extend our condolences for the loss of your father. May God grant you comfort and peace in your loss.🙏♥️
My Loving Brother, the LORD took you to be with Him in Heaven. You will be dearly missed here on earth by all. But know you’re in much better & happy place! Love ya Brother/ Uncle!
Tommy, Denise, Becky & Nate BennettCypress Island, LA