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Obituary: Gregg Roberts

Gregg Roberts

Gregg Roberts

Gregg Roberts suddenly collapsed after delivering the closing remarks at the memorial service for his pastor, Herb Stoneman, and went home to be with the Lord, June 24, 2014.

Gregg was born Jan. 14, 1939, in Joplin, Mo., and was brought to Arizona as an infant. Gregg met Donna Wright, the love of his life, at West Phoenix High School, and they were married 57 years.

In 2000, Gregg and Donna moved to McCook, Neb., where he pastored Prairie View Baptist Church for seven years. In 2012, they returned to their home state of Arizona and retired in Prescott Valley.

Gregg's favorite pastimes were sharing his faith, serving the Lord, hunting, fishing, golfing and writing.

He is survived by his wife Donna; four children, Rick and Wendy Roberts of Greeley, Colo., Bob and Sharon Roberts of Prescott Valley, Joyce (Roberts) and Rick Wiles of Grand Canyon, Ariz., and Lori (Roberts) and Ed McDonald of Surprise, Ariz. He was blessed with 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations appreciated to the Generations Building Fund, First Southern Baptist Church, 2820 Pleasant View Drive, Prescott, Valley, AZ 86314. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at First Southern Baptist Church, Prescott Valley, Ariz.

Information provided by survivors.

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