PARAGOULD — Gary Joe Roberts, 74, of Paragould passed away Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. He was born July 8, 1946, in Marmaduke to Charles and Edith Roberts.

Gary was a U.S. Navy veteran who served on the U.S.S. Lexington for two years.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Violet Rippy Roberts; brothers, William Roberts, Harold Gene Roberts and Jerry Lee Roberts; and sisters, Louise Sitz and Ella May Raspberry.

Survivors include his wife, Marissa (Ann) Roberts; sons, Joshua Roberts and Casey Charles Roberts; daughter, Niki Jo Carey; sister, Norma June Kiestler; and grandchildren, Andrew Nelson Roberts, Peter John Roberts, and Tilly Caroline Carey.

The funeral service with military honors will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Phillips Funeral Home with John T. Horton officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

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