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Douglas Alan Roberts, 69, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on April 1, 2020 from complications due to COVID-19. Doug & Karen Uno His grandchildren, and great-grandchildren all referred to him as, "Pot of Glue," because Doug always said, "I love you, pot of glue." He was born September 8, 1950 to Robert and Blanche Roberts in Portland, OR. His ability to retain information enabled him to always win Jeopardy which we watched during the summer from its inception. With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Douglas Neal Roberts Sr. (Vincennes, Indiana), born in Annapolis, Maryland, who passed away on February 7, 2020 at the age of 55. He was a high school teacher and coach before embarking in a … To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Jean-Paul Turcaud My condolences to his family and friends on the loss of such a fine man. He was surrounded by his loving family - his wife Carol, which he referred to … He could remember anything and everything. I later met with Doug when he was with the Port of Portland. Bless you Doug and thank you for so many wonderful childhood memories. Always loved your dad stopping in at the Farmers Market and always reminding me his mom was named Gretchen also.
As an adult, he worked very hard to support his family. Doug had a competitive fire that he instilled in our teams and spent hours and days strategizing and teaching our teams winning ways. Here is Douglas Neal Roberts Sr.’s obituary.
Family and friends can send flowers and condolences in memory of the loved one. I thought it was so fun to have a big family like his. Sending prayers of peace and comfort for all of his family.
To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. My dear Uncle "D" as I would refer to him.I always enjoyed our times!, the unsurpassed humor, share stories , and hear his original Piano rendition of "I love my Dumptruck! Per his wishes, there will be no calling hours. Sometimes we would walk to the woods just down the road or build forts in our back yards. Sending prayers for the entire Robert's family.May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.Doug was a wonderful co-worker at the Port. Doug is worthy of the deepest respect and hearty congratulations for a life well lived. And mother Blanche was a settling influence for me as a child, especially when my parents were drinking and fighting. I could run across the street and she would she would talk to me. Doug was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing at his two lodges in the Catskills, and the Adirondacks. Debbie (Roberts) Rupp With love, Denise He was the proud grandfather of Monique Roberts, Daniel Dale, Alison Snyder, Justin Dale, Jack Martino, and Christopher Martino, and his twelve great-grandchildren. He always had a great smile and so much energy. Not sure what to say? My condolences to the Roberts family for their lossI had the pleasure of coaching baseball with Doug for four years. With five kids in a matter of six years and a big backyard we did host plenty of outdoor games in the neighborhood. Saddened to learn of Doug's illness & death. I know I will see him again someday and I look forward to our family reunion in heaven. Merrilee Brockley He LOVED sports. Doug and his brother Duane and I and my brother Jim played baseball in their backyard or at Knott St. grade school, during those long warm summers. He was born in Syracuse on June 7, 1936. No memorial events are currently scheduled.
Leave a sympathy message to the family on the memorial page of Douglas C. Roberts to pay them a last tribute. I am so proud of my brother and will miss him deeply. And know that you are not alone in remembering a truly wonderful person and friend that meant so much to so many. He had the best laugh. I so appreciated your steady approach, your well-thought through and thorough media and public relations strategies and execution. Share Douglas's life story with friends and familyPlease allow 24 hours for your entry to be reviewed for appropriate content. It was a lot of fun.My brother, Doug, and I shared a bedroom until he went away to college. I remember him as a exceptional teacher, role model, and leader. Douglas J. Roberts January 14, 1969 - February 21, 2019 (50 years old) Later, it translated into him always winning Trivial Pursuit.
Doug was a friend and a work colleague foe whom I had great respect and admiration. Lots of happy memories of playing baseball in his backyard, collecting and trading baseball cards, and sleep overs.
However, unlike many highly competitive coaches he only demonstrated positive reinforcement toward all our players. Doug was a great kid,friendly and smart. I only learned of his death today. We loved playing wiffleball in the back yard for hours on end. He had great regard for the game and taught our teams to win, mostly win, and lose with dignity. He was surrounded by his loving family - his wife Carol, which he referred to as his, "child bride of 59 years," and his three children, Debbie, Ken, and Cindy Roberts. He was very organized and that organization contributed to his success on the field. you can now have memorial trees planted in a National Forest in memory of your loved one. When he was married with a newborn he was also a full time college student and supported his family by working 40 hours a week as a sports writer for the Oregon Journal where his shift often required working until 1 or 2 AM. He had an incredible mind for details.