Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Leroy Victor Roberts
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for Leroy Victor Roberts
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Leroy Victor Roberts
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
 Subjects
Subject: Roberts, Leroy Victor
Human relations
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States Virgin Islands
Caribbean
 Notes
Abstract: The Enid M. Baa Library of the Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums (DLAM) has acquired an extensive collection of memorial booklets since the early 1970's for U. S. Virgin Islands residents. Booklets are usually more than 10 pages long and give details of the life and family connections of the deceased.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: CA01300407
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of the Virgin Islands
Holding Location: Enid M. Baa Library and Archives, Virgin Islands Department of Libraries, University of the Virgin Islands
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

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In Loving Memory


Leroy Victor Roberts

(October 1, 1934 December 6, 1981)



SERVICES AT
JOHN THOMAS MEMORIAL CHAPEL
Thursday, December 10, 1981 at 1:00 p.m.


INTERMENT AT WESTERN CEMETERY



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EULOGY


LEROY VICTOR ROBERTS was born October 1, 1934. He died
December 6, 1981 at his home in Bonne Esperance after a period
of illness. Leroy is survived by his mother Lucille V. Roberts, two
children Franklin and Karen, one grand daughter, an uncle, many
cousins and friends.
Leroy, better known as "Socket", attended elementary and
Charlotte Amalie High School in St. Thomas. He volunteered for
service in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged on Sep-
tember 1, 1961.
Music was Socket's first love, coming from a family with a musical
background. Among the bands he sang with were 'The Trends",
"Tur and the Five Fingers" and of course, the popular "Milo and
the Kings".
Socket was also an avid sports fan, and actively participated in
baseball and softbalL He also managed a girls' team known as The
Jolly Sisters. He was also an excellent pool player and took part
in many tournaments.
He will always be remembered for his keen sense of humor and
his pleasant personalty, which won him many friends.
He will be sorely missed by his mother, relatives and the many
friends he acquired during his lifetime.
May he rest in peace.


PALLBEARERS
Ronnie Roberts Leandre Roberts Melvin Gerard
Norman Anderson Lionel Roberts. Jr. Anselmo Peters

HONORARY PALLBEARERS
Calvin Lloyd Bill Fleming Clifford Benjamin, Jr. James Moorehead
Joseph Barbel Wallace Penn Sonny Parson Albert Fleming
Henry McClean Leo Mahoney Joseph Evans Sonny Brooks




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