Robin J. Roberts, 61, of Lubbock, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 5, 2022. Robin was born on February 12, 1961, in Friona, Parmer County, Texas, to the late Billy James Roberts and Wilma Lynn (Whitlow) Roberts.
He attended and graduated from Farwell High School in 1979. Following graduation, he attended Texas Tech University where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in physical education in 1985.
On September 16, 1989, he married the love of his life, Karla Anderson, in Lubbock at Broadway Church of Christ.
Robin worked in sales for years and then became a stay-at-home parent, taking care of his daughter, Callie. He especially enjoyed watching Callie play all sports. He loved to play golf, enjoyed all of Texas Tech Sports and was a car enthusiast. He played football at Texas Tech and LCU, and he kicked a record-setting 52-yard field goal at LCU. He was a member of Monterey Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Karla; one daughter, Callie Roberts of Lubbock; three sisters, Sheri Miller and her husband Jerry of Lockney, Melody Sheets and her husband Gene of Lubbock and Beverly St. Clair of Lubbock. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at the Venue on Broadway, 2202 Broadway, Lubbock, TX. Foy Anderson and Gene Sheets will be the officiants. Memorial services and cremation arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Combest Family Funeral Homes.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brad Rogers, Kayle Watts, Luke Anderson, Trey Anderson, Joe Anderson, and his many nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations in Robin’s memory be made to Lubbock Christian Schools, 2604 Dover Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79407.