Services for John David Roberts, 87,
of Nampa, who died Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the Nampa hospital,
will be held today at 4 p.m. at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
The Rev. Donald R. Gibbard, associate pastor of the Nampa
First Christian Church, will officiate. Private family
burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Roberts was born June 20, 1899, at Arlington, Texas.
He was reared and educated in Texas.
He married Mary Ellen Westrom March 18, 1940, in Kalispell,
Mont. They lived in Washington and Idaho and he worked
in the plumbing and heating business. In 1966 they moved
to Nampa where they have since made their home.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; a son, Walker E. Roberts
of Tampa. Fla.; a daughter, Mary Lou Gentry of Kirkland,
Wash.; a sister, Era Sandusky of Grants Pass, Ore.; and four
He was preceded in death
by a son, John Paul Roberts, in August of 1984 and a sister,