Today our hearts are heavy because we have lost a great man. Clyde Warren Roberts of Perry has gone to heaven. He was 80 years old. Funeral services under the direction of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home will be held at the Frist Christian Church of Perry beginning at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. The minister Josh Bell will officiate. Honorary bearers for the service will include Stacy Harris, Billy Bob Scott, Marty Castell, Fred LeValley, Steve Zemp, Jerry Hayes and Ricky Cook. Friends are welcome to sign the guest book at the funeral home on Friday from 8-5, Saturday from 10-3, Sunday from 1-6, and Monday from 8-5. Clyde was born on March 23, 1939 to Mr. George Franklin Roberts and his wife, Bonnie Marie McIntyre Roberts in Marshall, Oklahoma. He attended schools In Orlando, Oklahoma. Always ready for an adventure, Clyde joined the U.S. Navy at only 17 years old. He was stationed on a cargo ship where he traveled the world. After being honorable discharged from the Navy, he returned to Oklahoma to marry his high school sweetheart, Mary Sue Golay. They began their life as a married couple at the Orlando Christian Church on June 25, 1976. Together they raised 5 children in a loving happy home. Clyde worked hard to provide for his family. In his free time, he enjoyed farming and ranching on his 40-acre spread. His “40 Acres of Heaven” he would say. His cattle were his passion, his love, his get away from it all. The only thing Clyde loved more than his cattle was his family, especially the grandkids. He poured his heart and soul into spoiling those grandkids. Like everything else Clyde did, he did a thorough job of it. He attended their sporting events, school functions, and family gatherings. Clyde always had a generous heart. Clyde was a member of the First Christian Church of Perry. He also decided to return to school later in life and obtained his GED at age 50. He will be missed more than words can say. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Debbie Roberts, son Steven Roberts, brothers Ben Roberts, Doyle Roberts, Vernon Roberts, and sister Anita Chestnut. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Mary Sue of the home, son Jeff Roberts and his wife Kaelyn of Perry,; son Sid Kothe and his wife Susan of Ponca City,; Son Jerry Kothe and his wife Myrna of Perry,; grandchildren Mikel Hayes of Perry, Lindsey Braley and her husband Andrew of Piedmont, Laci Sadler and her husband Matt of Oklahoma City, Karly Kothe of Ponca City, Beverly Roberts of Perry, and Jase Roberts of Perry; great grandkids Sydni St. Clair of Piedmont, Lincoln Sadler of Oklahoma City, Andilyn Braley of Piedmont, Dylan Hayes and Lane Hayes; numerous nieces and nephews, as well as a large extended family and many friends.
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