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Arlington William "Bill" RobertsApril 12, 1952 ~ June 28, 2017 (age 65)
Arlington William "Bill" Roberts, 65 of rural Benton (Sugarloaf Township) died Wednesday afternoon, June 28th, 2017at his home.
Born April 12, 1952 in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late John P. Roberts, who died September 25, 1988 and Blanche Frances (Bay) Roberts, who died June 17, 2009.
A 1971 graduate of Benton High School, he spent his working career employed by Dana/Poloron, in Berwick and later in Ohio, until his retirement.
He was a member of the Fairmount Springs United Methodist Church. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, doing auto body work and NASCAR.
Surviving are his siblings: Bruce R. Roberts and his wife, Charlene, of Register; Blanche Getz, of Benton; Thelma Wehner, Bloomsburg; Lela Wills, of Tampa, FL; Theresa Kubasek and her husband, Joseph, of Benton; Nancy L. Slusser and her husband, Richard, of Benton; Guy G. Roberts and his wife, Joanne, of Benton; Lori L. Tunaitis, and her husband, James, of Benton as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters: Delores Sorber, Margaret Husted, Sally M. Brown, Betty Ann Amos and by two brothers: John R. Roberts and Richard J. Roberts.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at 11 AM at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red Rock Road, Benton (S. R. 487) with Pastor Michael T. Bodek, officiating. Burial will be in St. Gabriel's Cemetery, Sugarloaf Township. A Viewing will be held Saturday from 10 AM until the time of the Service at 11 at McMichael's. Flowers will be graciously accepted or contributions may be made in his memory to the Fairmount Springs United Methodist Church, Old County Road, Benton, PA 17814. For online condolences or for additional information, please visit our website: www.mcmichaelfuneralhome.com
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