7 Jun 1983 — Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky
"Ted" son of Theodore William Roberts Sr. and Donna Mae Sadler was born on the 1st President, George Washington's birthday, February 22, 1922. Ted was a post master of Lebanon Masonic Lodge #87, and a member of the Lebanon Baptist Church. Ted was owner of Roberts' Chevron Service Station in Lebanon, Kentucky.
Ted Roberts married Lucy Crowdus, daughter of William Jennings Crowdus and Juliett "Julia" Irene Webb on January 12, 1920 in Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky.
Military Service: Bet. October 01, 1942 - February 09, 1946
Army Serial Number: 15-332-331
While residing in Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky, Ted enlisted into the Air Corps at Fort Benjamin, Harrison, Indiana and served throughout World War II.
Ted Roberts civilian occupation description was an addressing-embossing machine operator or general clerk.
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Theodore W Roberts Jr
Birth Year: 1921 Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Georgia State: Kentucky County or City: Adair
Enlistment Date: 1 Oct 1942 Enlistment State: Indiana Enlistment City: Fort Benjamin Harrison
Branch: Air Corps Branch Code: Air Corps Grade: Private Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Addressing-Embossing Machine Operator or Clerk, General
Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 67 Weight: 142
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1954 - 1956; Chevrolet Parts Manager at Hart Chevrolet Company, Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky.
1956 - 1957; General Electric in Louisville, Kentucky
1957 - 1970; Eventually, Ted manage his own business, "Roberts' Texaco Station".
Bet. 1970 - June 1983; Proprietor of Roberts' Chevron Service Station, Lebanon, Kentucky.
Theodore William "Ted" Roberts, Jr., 62, of 630 Bruce St., Lebanon, died at 11:09 a.m. June 7 at Spring View Hospital.
Mr. Roberts was a past master of Lebanon Masonic Lodge #87, a member of the Lebanon Baptist Church and owner of Roberts' Chevron Service Station. His parents were the late Theodore W. Roberts and Dona Sadler Roberts.
Survivors include: his wife, Lucy Crowdus Roberts; one stepson, Charles Pearl of Liberty; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Beverly Jean Harmon of Bowling Green; one sister, Mrs. Thera Marble of Mount Vernon; four step grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. June 9 at Lebanon Baptist Church with burial in Ryder Cemetery. Reverend Gary Stringer officiated.
Active pallbearers were Frank Spagens, Billy Lanham, Milton Bagwell, Robert Martin, Henry Pendygraft and William H. Warren. Honorary pallbearers were Dewey Huber, Lloyd Bugg, Maurice Clark, Huston Eubank, Bill Parman and Marion Tandy.
Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon, was in charge of the arrangements.
Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000
Name: Theodore W Roberts
Death Date: 7 Jun 1983
Death Place: Marion
Ryder Cemetery, Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky