James Edgar "Buddy" Roberts, 67, of Laguna Vista, Texas passed away peacefully surrounded by his family the afternoon of Saturday, December 22, 2012 at his ranch in Freer, Texas. Buddy Roberts was born June 5, 1945 in Harlingen, Texas the son of William and Edythe (Maxey) Roberts. He married Ann (Montalvo) Roberts on July 25, 1975. Buddy was a coach at various school districts and retired from Cameron County Parks in June 2010. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, and spending time with his family.
Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by his father, William Roberts.
Buddy is survived by his wife of 37 years, Ann Roberts of Laguna Vista; two daughters, Raschel (Heath) Wagstaff of Driftwood; and Brandi (Jeff) Mutscher of Giddings; one son, Russel Roberts and fiancÚ, Courtney Thain of Alice; his mother, Edythe "Kitty" Roberts of Harlingen; four grandchildren, Mason and Kinley Wagstaff of Driftwood; Mikayla and Landry Mutscher of Giddings; two brothers, Bill (Liz) Roberts and Richard Roberts both of Harlingen; numerous family and friends.
A Memorial Service in the celebration of life for James Edgar "Buddy" Roberts is scheduled for Friday, December 28, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Garza Funeral Home, 4571 S FM 1329 San Diego, Texas 78384; with Pastor Bevans Welder officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bible Believers Baptist Church, 1701 Rand Morgan Rd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78410. Published by Garza Funeral Home December 23, 2012.
Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial
Created by: CB13 Record added: Dec 27, 2012
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