Obituary of Gary Heath Roberts
Gary Heath Roberts, 67, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. A native of Frankfort, Kentucky he was born on July 4, 1954 to the late Julian Heath and Mary Louise Brophy Roberts.
Gary had an enthusiasm for life and enjoyed many different careers. After graduating high school, he served four years in the U. S. Navy as an Aircraft Avionics Technician. Upon his return he joined the Kentucky National Guard, where he served 16 years. While at the Guard he also earned a Master’s Degree in Teaching from Asbury University. He loved being around children and especially loved working with special needs children, where he was a Special Education Teacher with the Franklin County School system.
He is survived by his son, Jamie Heath Roberts; his sister, Keta Denice Angelucci (Mike); his brother, Henry Phillip Roberts (Nancy); and his grandchildren, Kortney Storm Christensen, Dakota Nicole Christensen, Madison Ann Christensen, and Miya Marie Roberts.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, Kentucky. Services will be livestreamed via the Clark Legacy Center Facebook Page. The Reverend Bill Hartung will officiate. Pallbearers will be Ethan Roberts, Byron Roberts, Brent Roberts, Stephen Tackett, Tommy Griffin and David Brophy. Honorary pallbearers will be Henry Phillips Roberts, Mike Angelucci, Steve Brophy, Freddie Roberts and Doug Roberts.
Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Clark Legacy Center. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Franklin County Humane Society at https://www.fchsanimals.org/