Lindy Lee Roberts, 65, Fort Madison, Iowa passed away all of a sudden Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at his house. He was born February 27, 1957 in Burlington, Iowa, the kid of Eldon L and Ruth Maxine (Shanks)Roberts On July 26, 1975, he wed Cynthia M Snider at the previous Santa Fe Methodist Church,Fort Madison They fulfilled in the 5 th grade, dated in high school, and were wed for 47 years.
Lindy was a 1975 graduate ofFort Madison High School After high school, he operated at the First Mississippi Fertilizer Plant for a number of years. Then he was a correctional officer with the Iowa State Penitentiary for 33 years retiring in 2016. He belonged to theFort Madison United Methodist Church He delighted in shooting sporting clays, skeet, and trap. He taught youth trap shooting in Carthage, Illinois for 15 years. He belonged to the NSCA Sporting Clays Association, Tri-State Gun Club in Montrose, Carthage Gun Club, andFairfield Gun Club He liked nature and searching deer, duck, and turkey. He was a 51 year member and percussionist of theFort Madison Municipal Band When he initially signed up with the band he was the youngest member and in 2022 was the longest playing member. In 2022, he ended up being a member and played in the McNamara Band in Keokuk, Iowa.
His biggest delight was listening to his children play their instruments. Rachel is an accomplished pianist and flutist. She teaches at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester,New York Sarah is an accomplished saxophonist and pianist. She holds a doctorate in saxophone efficiency for Jazz and Classical and is a tenured teacher at the University of Texas at Tyler,Texas Lindy liked spending quality time with his household. He and Cindy taken pleasure in taking a trip, specifically visiting their women, and they were delighting in retirement together.
Lindy is endured by his other half, Cindy of Fort Madison; his twin children, Rachel Roberts of Rochester, New York and Sarah Roberts (Micah Bell) of Tyler, Texas; his twin sis, Cindy Heald of Ellenton, Florida; a number of cousins consisting of Jeff Roberts of Lomax, Illinois; and theSnider Family He was preceded in death by his moms and dads and his uncle, auntie, Glen and Joan Roberts, and brothers-in-law, Howard Snider and Stanley Heald.
His household will exist for visitation from 4:00 – 6:00 pm Friday, November 4, 2022 at the Barr Memorial Chapel,Fort Madison Following the visitation his body will be cremated. A funeral will be held at 1:30 pm Saturday, November 5, 2022 at the Fort Madison United Methodist Church with Pastor Kayle Lange-Carney officiating. Burial follow at the Fairview Cemetery, ruralFort Madison A memorial has actually been developed for a memorial shoot at the Black Oak Sporting Clays at Pella, Iowa, contributions might be made to his household and left throughout his services or sent by mail to Barr Memorial Chapel, 1919 Ave F, Fort Madison, Iowa 52627. Barr Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Roberts household and an online visitor book might be discovered at www.barrmemorialchapel.com.
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