ERIE, Ill. - Funeral services for Don C. Roberts, Jr., of East Moline, Ill., formerly of Estherville, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June, 25, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Erie, Ill.
He died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at his home in East Moline, Ill.
He received his education in Estherville and graduated in 1947 from high school. He married JoAnn Pryor Feb. 26, 1950. He served four years in the Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was employed for 26 years with the Rock Island Railroad and later with the City of Erie, Ill.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years and four sons, Randal, Rodney, Richard and Russell and one daughter, Rebecca; eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. His is also survived by one brother, Glen, of Estherville, and three sisters-in-law, Margaret, Jeanette and Katherine. He was preceded in death by his parents, Don D. Roberts, Sr., and Edna (Randal) Roberts and three brothers, Leonard, Dale and Arlo.