Joseph B. Roberts

Died: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 04, 2019
Location: Tampa Convenant Church


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Joseph B. Roberts, formerly of Ft. Myers, Florida, passed away on February 27, 2019 at his home in Tampa, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Shirley F. Roberts, married 61 years, their 3 children, 5 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A memorial service will be held on March 4th, 2019 at 11:00 am at Tampa Covenant Church, 13320 Lake Magdalene Blvd, Tampa, FL.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made in his memory to Lewy Body Dementia Association (www.lbda.org).

 

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John and Carol Brueggen
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
We will miss our good friend Joe. We share so many good memories of our time with him. Look forward to seeing him in our new mansions in God's heavenly kingdom.

Chris and Gloria Kasaras
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
He was a gentle man who was always kind to us. We will remember him off and he always.

Joe & Terri Lombardo
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
We were so sorry to hear of Joe's passing... praying for you Shirley & all the family through this difficult time. The 2 of you together were always such a wonderful example of marriage for us in the beginning of our marriage... thank you for that

Rick and Dawn Martin
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
Our memory of Joe on our many occasions spent with him was of his enduring kindness. He was one of the most pleasant people to spend time with. His care of Margaret after Emory died will never be forgotten. I find joy in knowing they are all together now. Much love to you, Shirley.

Shirley Beckmann
   Posted Sat March 02, 2019
To the family of Joe Roberts, I had the privilege of meeting Joe 15 years ago when I went to work at Reeves Import Motorcars. Joe had retired after building a successful business and working just to stay busy. He worked in our office. He was such kind man, very wise, he and Shirley would share their travels with us, also delicious home made cookies occasionally. He was proud of and loved his family and he was such a peaceful man. My heart aches for each of you,i pray you will find peace and comfort in your memories. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Michelle Cochise
   Posted Sun March 03, 2019
Shirley...I have so many great memories of you..Joe..Jack and I meeting after church for fellowship over a meal. Joe was such a kind and wonderful man that loved to share his travels with us....it was nice to vicariously go on trips through his sharing. The smile in his eyes was always so kind...and his heart was full of Christ's love. Joe & Jack's lives here are completed...and they are home with Jesus now...resting in Him...no more pain..no more suffering. I am missing them both...and yet SOOOO grateful For the life that we shared with each other & excited THAT WE WILL ALL SPEND ETERNITY TOGETHER ONE DAY...WITH OUR NEW BODIES! You were and are an awesome wife to Joe...thank you for being an great example to all of us of what it means to be married..in sickness & in health ..richer or poorer...til death do us part. So proud of you. Rest awhile in Christ's arms my friend...as you grieve the love of your life & best friend. And know you have been and will continue to be prayed for by all who know and love you. Love....Michelle

Robin
   Posted Tue March 05, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you are finding comfort in the support of many friends and family. Something that soothes my heart are the beautiful thoughts found in the Bible at Jeremiah 29:11,12. These verses assure us that God's thoughts toward us are of peace and hope. Included in this hope is the promise that we will see our loved ones again (John 5:28,29). Jesus provided a preview of the joy and comfort such occasions will bring when he resurrected individuals in the first century (John chapter 11). I hope these thoughts can soothe your hearts as well.

Sincerely, Robin

Karina
   Posted Sat March 09, 2019
My heart goes out to the family. I am deeply sorry to hear of your loss. I hope you find comfort in one another as well as in God's promises for the future. Revelation 21:3, 4.

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