He was born in Memphis, Tennessee on March 14, 1942.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Theo and Sylvia Roberts and his younger brother, William Roberts.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; two children: Beth Wingfield and husband Win and Heather Roberts; four grandchildren: Maryle Wingfield, Katherine Wingfield, Olivia Rowe, and Isaiah Rowe; older brother, David Roberts and wife Pat; niece and nephews: Heather Denegri, Darby Roberts, Bradley Roberts, and Jonathon Roberts; special friends: William and Becky Gregory; and other special family members.
Doug grew up in Memphis and attended college at Memphis State University. He moved to Tullahoma in 1965 at which time he became employed at the Social Security Administration and worked there for 35 years, retiring in 2000.
Doug was a dedicated and active member of the Tullahoma United Methodist Church where he served as a sound and video technician along with other various volunteer positions. Doug was a member of the National Active and retired Federal Employees Association in which he served as treasurer for many years. Doug enjoyed spending his leisure time with videography, woodworking, and home improvement projects. Doug will be remembered for his deep devotion to both family and friends.
The family will receive visitors at the Tullahoma Funeral Home on Sunday, June 3, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
Services are to be held at the Tullahoma Funeral Home on Monday, June 4, at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church of Tullahoma.
Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.