BRIDGEWATER CORNERS — Memorial Services will be announced at a later date for Paul V. Roberts, 80, who died March 4 at Mount Ascutney Hospital in Windsor. There are no calling hours. Burial with military honors will be in the spring at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.
He was born March 4, 1934 in Middletown, Conn.; son of Guy V. and Barbara (Rankl) Roberts.
He was raised in Marlboro, Conn., and had also lived in Hebron, Conn. and South Royalton before moving to Bridgewater Corners in 1999.
Paul served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and was married to Joyce Baird in Tacoma, Wash. on Feb. 4, 1956.
He operated Paul’s Citgo in Marlboro, Conn. from 1965-67, worked at Pratt & Whitney from 1967-1970. He had also worked at Quechee Lakes Country Club and Woodstock Country Club before working at Vermont Castings until retiring in 1997.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and fixing old cars.
Survivors include his companion, June Johnson of Bridgewater Corners; three sons, Gary Roberts of Bethel, Guy Roberts of Windsor, and Greg Roberts of Milton; two daughters, Loretta Thresher of Royalton and Kathleen Dyer of Bethel; brother, Zane Roberts of Marlboro, Conn.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his wife, Joyce.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society, 4832 VT RT 44, West Windsor, 05037.
Online condolences may be left at www.dayfunerals.com. Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home in Randolph.
This obituary first appeared in the March 6, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
To leave condolences, thoughts or stories, please comment below.
To see more obituaries click here.