Richard Nelson Roberts, born June 23, 1936, in Woodstock, VT, died January 21, 2021, at Valley Regional Hospital, Claremont, NH, from complications of COVID-19.
Richard was predeceased by his wife Patricia Ann Derosier; sons Michael Arthur and Steven Allan Roberts. Also parents Nelson and Marjorie Roberts of South Reading, VT; his twin sister Ruth L. Silvester of Windsor, VT; brothers Frank E. Roberts of Cornish, NH; Edwin J. Roberts of Windsor, VT; and Kenneth O. Roberts of Windsor, VT.
His remaining survivors are a brother, George A. Roberts of Bensons Landing, VT;. and Debary, FL; brother, Leslie V. Roberts of Windsor, VT; and sister Katherine A. Harris of Sanford, FL;, a granddaughter, Crystal Lynn; grandson, Michael, Jr.; 3 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, one brother-in-law and several sisters-in-law.
He served 8 years in the New Hampshire National Guard, was employed by Bomar as a machine operator, an employee for Cocoa Cola, and other jobs during his residence in Claremont. He was a member of the Claremont Lodge of Elks #1665. Richard had a love of family and friends, followed closely by his love of country music which you could here on a daily basis in the halls of the Earl Bourdon Centre. He loved socializing and helping friends and neighbors whenever a need arose.
Roy Funeral home will handle the arrangements at this time. A celebration of Life will be held at the Hope Hill Cemetery located at North Charlestown, NH. later in the spring. Donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 311 Hanover Street, Manchester, N. H. 03103 or Spina Bifida Birth Defects C/O March of Dimes, 264 North Main Street, Concord, N.H. 03101, or the American Heart Association, 309 Pine Street, Manchester, N.H. 03103 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 595, Manchester N.H. 03105.
With love and gratitude to all for the kind words and prayers for this gentle and wonderful man. You are invited to share a memory of Richard with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com.
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