John was born on April 7, 1938. After serving in the U.S. Navy, John retired from Dover Norris in 2003 after 43 years of employment.
He went on to continue his 25-year true passion of showing his love and faith in Christ by ministering to those who he felt needed the love of Christ in their life the most. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather John loved spending time with his family.
John is survived by his wife of 57 wonderful years, Christina Roberts; daughter Lori Roberts of Claremore; sons John Roberts of Tucson, Ariz., and Michael Roberts of Broken Arrow; adopted son Robbi Alexander of Broken Arrow; grandchildren Lisa Cote of Tucson, Ariz., Christopher Moore of Claremore, David Roberts of Tulsa, Adam and wife Sawyer McCreary of Tulsa, Amber and husband Kyle West of Catoosa, and Kristy and husband Corey Sturgill of Claremore; two great–grandchildren and one on the way; his mother Constance Roberts of San Antonio, Texas and Chris Roberts of California.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 27 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 28 at 10 a.m. at Rabbs Creek Baptist Church, 10100 S 4060 Rd in Talala. Interment will follow at Talala Fairview Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.