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Glen Roy Roberson

Glen Roy Roberson

Male 1916 - 1997  (81 years)

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  • Name Glen Roy Roberson 
    Born 18 Aug 1916  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Oct 1997 
    Person ID I2916  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2021 

    Father Alvie Andrew Roberson,   b. 17 Jul 1888,   d. 28 Feb 1960  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Malaska Throop,   b. 26 Feb 1886, Perry, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1979  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1907  Perry, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Glen Roy Roberson, 81, of Roanoke, died Monday, October 27, 1997 in a Salem hospital.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvie and Malaska Mae Throop Roberson and his brothers, Eugene Roberson, John Roberson, Clifford Roberson, and Rufus Roberson. He was a native of Southern Indiana and moved to Asheville, N.C. in 1953. He was a retired Watchmaker with Karr Jewelers. Mr. Roberson was a WWII veteran and was captured at the Corregidor in the Philippines and held prisoner for 3 1/2 years in a Japanese concentration camp. He was a member of VFW Post 891, Asheville, N.C. and Calvary Baptist Church in W. Asheville.

      Surviving are his wife, Helen Irene Brackett Roberson; son and daughter-in-law, Glen ``Roby"" and Kathy Roberson, Roanoke; sisters, Wilma Myler, French Lick, Indiana, Opal Hughes, Lafayette, Tenn. and Emogene Evans, Branchville, Indiana; granddaughter, Promise Roberson; grandson, Mitch Roberson, both of Roanoke.

      Interment, with military honors, will be in Greenhills Cemetery. Local arrangements by Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home.

      Roanoke Times, VA, Wednesday, October 29, 1997