William K. “Bill” Roberts
November 11, 1954 - November 8, 2019
William K. Roberts, Sr., known fondly as Bill, age 64, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 8, 2019.
Born in Wilmington on November 11, 1954, Bill was a son of the late William “Franny” and Evelyn C. (White) Roberts. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Bill made his career as a machine operator for the former Crowell Corporation in Newport, where he dedicated 24 years of his life.
Bill was an avid car enthusiast, enjoyed shooting pool, playing cards, and singing oldies music. Above all else, he loved helping others and spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his sister, Mary E. Yon; brother, Walter Roberts; former spouse, MaryJane Loder; and nephew, Raymond Marker III. He is survived by his children, Dawn M. Roberts and William K. Roberts, Jr. (Dawn); grandchildren, Gina Roberts, Adriana Roderick and Dylan Roberts; sisters, Lillian Marker and Terri Wheeler; brother, Richard Roberts (Patricia); nieces, Charlotte Yon, Lisa Roberts and Arden Roberts; and nephew, Charles Yon.
A gathering for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 1 pm. Interment will be held privately.