Gary Joe Roberts, 74, of Paragould, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020. He was born July 8, 1946, in Marmaduke, to Charles and Edith Roberts.

Gary was a U.S. Navy veteran that served on the U.S.S. Lexington for 2 years.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Violet Rippy Roberts; brothers, William Roberts, Harold Gene Roberts, and Jerry Lee Roberts; sisters, Louise Sitz and Ella May Raspberry.

Survivors include his wife, Marissa (Ann) Roberts; sons, Joshua Roberts and Casey Charles Roberts; daughter, Niki Jo Carey; sister, Norma June Kiestler; and grandchildren, Andrew Nelson Roberts, Peter John Roberts, and Tilly Caroline Carey.

The family will receive friends Sunday, November 22, from 1 p.m. until service time at Phillips Funeral Home. The funeral service with military honors will be at 2 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home with John T. Horton officiating.

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