Robert "Bobby" Eugene Roberts 61, Bloomington, died July 24th, 2009 at the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was born on March 19th, 1948 in South bend to Joseph Warren and Frances Powell Roberts.
Robert was a graduate of John Adams High School. He served in the Army and is a Vietnam Veteran. Robert later attended Indiana University and Santa Barbra County College to study art. He was known to help those less fortunate than himself, helping other veterans apply for their benefits, and by offering a helping hand to those in need. Robert was an artist and worked for many years as a house painter.
Surviving Robert are a daughter Fawn Johnson (Eric), two sons Tyson and Matthew Roberts, grandchildren Taylor and Jackson Roberts and Devan Johnson, sisters Sandra Roberts Haines and Pamela Roberts Hughes (Wade) and brother William Roberts (Maureen) and several nieces and nephews: Carla Haines Shelton, Rhonda Lynn Haines Meekins, Felicia Haines Hoagland, Joseph Roberts, Melanie Roberts Shepler, Britney Hughes Buckles, and Erin Hughes.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 31st, at the Olivet AME Church in South Bend, Indiana, with visitation from 9:00- 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations can be made to: Olivet AME Church 719 N. Notre Dame Ave., South Bend, IN 46617.
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