Obituary of Paul Gene Roberts
Paul Gene Roberts, age 88, of Independence, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Florence, KY. He was a retired Truck Driver for Ashland Chemical, a member and former custodian at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, and a U.S. Army Veteran. Paul enjoyed bowling, golfing, following the Cincinnati Reds and U.K. basketball, and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hanson and Ruth Roberts; wife, Lois Roberts; his first wife, Mary Hudgins Roberts; and siblings, James Roberts, Hanson Roberts, Jr., Evelyn Haggard, and Mary Ellen Weaver. He is survived by his children, Mary Wise, Kathleen Stone, Patty Whipple, Dave Roberts (Amy) and Dan Roberts (Janice); step-children, Jeff Cox and Robert Cox (Sue); sixteen grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday, April 5, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon with the funeral service immediately following at 12 noon at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, 11382 Madison Pike, Independence, KY 41051. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, face masks are required, social distancing is encouraged, and 60% capacity will be limited at the funeral home. Interment will be at Floral Hills Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 5211 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227. For directions, to view his Life Tribute Video or to leave the family a message of condolence, please go to www.chambersandgrubbs.com.
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