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Basil Dow Roberts
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1910
Harrison
Boone County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1998
Boise
Ada County
Idaho, USA

Basil was born October 24, 1910, at Harrison, Arkansas, where he was raised and educated. He married Gladys L. Summers on November 9, 1929. In 1936 they came to Meridian. Basil worked in orchards, at the Meridian Creamery, and later for Davis Food Market, where he was employed for 34 years. During retirement years, he mowed fairways at Crane Creek Country Club. His wife died in November 1997. Basil and Gladys were members of Meridian Gospel Tabernacle Church.

Basil died at a local care center of natural causes. Survivors included his two daughters and sons-in-law, seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jim; and a brother, Noble.

Funeral services were held at 2 pm. Tuesday, July 14, at the Chapel of the Chimes, Meridian. Pastors Evert and Burton Roberts of Meridian Gospel Tabernacle officiated. Burial will followed in the Meridian Cemetery.

This obituary was originally published in the Idaho Statesman newspaper and portions were copied with their permission.

Basil was my great uncle. He always had a huge smile on his face, and it's an honor to maintain this memorial page in his honor.
Anita J. Jahner 
 
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 Parents:
  William Arnold Roberts (1879 - 1968)
  Cora Mae Thomason Roberts (1887 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys Lee Summers Roberts (1913 - 1997)*
 
 Children:
  Bonita Mae Roberts Ryan (1930 - 2006)*
  James A. Roberts (1941 - 1987)*
 
 Sibling:
  Noble Lawton Roberts (1908 - 1984)*
  Basil Dow Roberts (1910 - 1998)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Meridian Cemetery
Meridian
Ada County
Idaho, USA
 
Maintained by: Anita Roberts Jahner
Originally Created by: Jean ღ
Record added: Feb 23, 2006
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Basil Dow Roberts
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Basil Dow Roberts
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Basil Dow Roberts
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- Anita Jo
 Added: Mar. 9, 2013
 
 
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