Jerry Lynn Roberts, 78, of Lubbock passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. He was born on June 1, 1943 in Lamesa, TX to Hilburn & Fern (Strickland) Roberts. He graduated from Lamesa High School in 1961. He married Joyce Huse on November 16, 1961. They moved to Lubbock in 1968 and he attended Sunset School of Preaching. After graduation, he preached for congregations in Muleshoe, TX, Waukesha, WI, Carlsbad, NM before returning to Lubbock to continue his work in ministry. He served as the Associate Minister for Broadway Church of Christ before preaching at South Plains Church of Christ and New Home, where he served before retiring. After retiring from preaching, he worked as a Hospice Chaplain for Direct Health Care for 10 years.
Jerry loved riding horses and was a member of the Lubbock Rangers Riding Club for many years. He enjoyed John Wayne movies, country music, homemade ice cream and especially spending time with his family.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 60 years, Joyce Roberts, his children, Rhonda (Ken) Wearden, Steven (Melisa) Roberts, grandchildren Michael (Andra) Wearden, Patrick (Candice) Wearden, Sydney (Jesse) Hill, Macy Roberts, Aaron Conde, Siblings Ann Hudgins, Larry (Quay) Roberts, Vernon & Pam Huse, 5 great grandchildren Emerald, Gabriel, Benjamin & Tula Wearden and Liam Hill, numerous nieces & nephews and beloved Schnauzers, Nelson & Jack.
He was preceded in death by Hilburn & Fern Roberts, Raymond & Gladys Huse, Manley Hudgins, Harril & Marilyn Kizzar.
Memorials can be made in Jerry's name to the Children's Home of Lubbock, 4404 Idalou Road, Lubbock, TX 79403.
The family wishes to thank the nursing staff on South 8 at Covenant Hospital and Direct Health Care for their care of Jerry.