Vernon Edward Roberts, resident of Orlando, Oklahoma, completed his earthly journey, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Perry, Oklahoma. Vernon was born in Enid, Oklahoma on January 26, 1945 to parents George Franklin and Bonnie Marie (McIntyre) Roberts.
Vernon graduated high school from Orlando and proved his worth of many talents during his years of employment at Ditch Witch, owning his own furniture outlet and as an aircraft refueler in the aviation industry. Vernon has lived around these parts, such as Perry, Covington Waukomis, and Orlando for a lifetime.
Vernon loved to piddle around, have coffee in the early hours of the morning with his longtime friends, work on his tractor and even took up the skill of being an auctioneer as a hobby.
The comfort of his memory will be forever cherished, in the hearts of his family, as a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.
Vernon is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Joyce Roberts, his sons Timothy Roberts and wife Christie, and Michael Paul Roberts. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, TJ Roberts, Tanner Roberts, Haley Adams, Makayla Adams, Tinley Roberts, and Hudson Roberts, and 1 brother Clyde Roberts.
Vernon is preceded in death by 1 son Bart Allen Roberts, parents George and Bonnie Roberts, and siblings Ben Roberts, Doyle Roberts, and Anita Chestnut.
Services are entrusted to Brown-Dugger Funeral Home in Perry, Ok. A visitation is scheduled to have “Coffee with Vernon one last time” on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 4:00pm-8:00pm. A graveside service is scheduled for 2:00pm, Monday, April 1 at Morris Heights Cemetery.
Tim, I'm sorry to hear of your Dad's death. My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family!
SHELLEY D SCHMIEDBAUER-NUNLEYMULHALL, OK
You are in our thoughts and prayers. John, Danell and Clark
John ChestnutBillings, OK
Joyce Mike and Tim
We were so sorry to hear about Vernon. Really enjoyed the time you were our neighbors on 8th street. Joyce you really had a gem of a husband and yes you will miss him so very much. Cherish the beloved memories Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your boys
Sam and Jeannie Ebersole
Jeannie and Sam EbersolePerry, OK
Joyce, Tim, Mike & families-
I was blessed to have known Vernon. I have some very good memories of our family hanging out, playing with Tim & Mike and our parents going dancing. I pray for your peace & comfort during this difficult time & the days ahead.
Love you, Becky
Becky Sebranek-CrinerPonca City, OK
Joyce and family, our hearts go out to you on the loss of Vernon. We cherish the friendship we have had with you and your family. May you find peace and comfort in the memories you created with him. We send our love and prayers.
Sandy and Mark
Sandy and Mark KernEdmond, OK