Troy Roberts Obituary | Funeral services for Troy D. Roberts, Sr., who passed away at the age of 91 and resided in Wills Point, are planned to take place at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church on Tuesday, February 13, 2007, at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Ray Reed and Rev.
Lynn Mullins serving as the officiating clergy. Wills Point’s Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home will be in charge of the interment, which will take place in the Haven of Memories Cemetery in Canton after the service.
On February 9, 2007, Mr. Roberts passed away when he was a patient in a hospital in Dallas. On October 1, 1915, Troy Durward Roberts was born to his late parents, James Berry and Sarah Belle Hay Roberts. Both of his parents have since passed away.
Wills Point is the place where he was both born and raised. In 1938, Troy earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Physics from North Texas State Teachers College in Denton, Texas.
He studied there for four years. Between the years 1938 and 1941, he was a mathematics and science teacher at Van High School.
On May 22, 1942, he tied the knot with Mary Lois Clark in Tyler, Texas. After receiving a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Air Corps in 1942, Troy served his country honourably in Europe during World War II before receiving an honourable discharge in 1946.
After that, he worked as a teacher at Wills Point High School from 1946 to 1978, where he instructed students in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Wills Point High School’s advanced mathematics programme would not have gotten off the ground without Troy’s help.
Mary Lois Roberts, Troy’s wife of 64 years, passed away on January 6, 2007, which was the day before Troy’s passing.
He is survived by his daughter, Ginger Hess and her husband, Joe, of Wills Point; his son, Troy D. Roberts, Jr. and his wife, Jeanne, of O’Fallon, Illinois; his grandchildren, Paul J. Hess and his wife, Jessica of Ft. Worth, Julie Marical and her husband.
Charles of Wills Point, James Roberts and his wife, Robin of Minot, North Dakota, Lisa Roberts and Laura Roberts of Sanford, Florida; great-grand The funeral home will be open for visiting with family on Monday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
In lieu of sending flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association, Giddeons, Hospice of East Texas, or any other charity of your choosing.
Troy Roberts is an American television news reporter and correspondent for the show 48 Hours Mystery. He was born on September 9, 1962 in the United States.
KPIX-TV is a television corporation that is owned by CBS and is situated in San Francisco. From 1985 through 1987, Roberts worked for KPIX-TV as the host and producer of a weekly newsmagazine show at the station.
Between the years 1987 and 1990, he worked as a reporter for the KATU-TV station in Portland. In 1990, he made the move to New York in order to begin working at WCBS-TV, which was another station owned by CBS.
There, he was responsible for reporting for the morning show on Channel 2 and anchoring local news segments for CBS Morning News.
In 1993, he joined CBS News as a co-anchor for the overnight broadcast of Up to the Minute, during which he conducted interviews with a variety of influential figures in the news industry. Roberts served as a co-anchor for the CBS Morning News during the years 1995 and 1996.
Since 1998, Troy Roberts has worked for CBS in the capacity of correspondent for “48 Hours,” where he has won multiple awards over his tenure there.
Roberts has covered a wide variety of national and international issues, such as the mass shootings that took place at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, and a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado, as well as exclusive interviews with renowned people and notorious criminals.
Throughout the course of his work, he has investigated various news issues, including those concerning the growth in hate crimes, international adoption frauds, an inquiry into multiple harmful cults, and the events of September 11.
In the course of his career as a correspondent, he has covered a wide range of topics, from the aftermath of natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes to more lighthearted events such as the Royal Wedding and dog sledding in Alaska with model Lauren Hutton.
Roberts has been honoured with two Emmy Awards in addition to the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award. His first Emmy was bestowed upon him for the work he did covering the Olympic Summer Games in Atlanta in 1996 and the bombing that took place during the event.
In 2013, he made a name for himself with a story on the manhunt and capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects that won an Emmy.
Additionally, Roberts was a member of the team that covered the elementary school tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, which earned CBS News a DuPont-Columbia award in 2014.
Roberts has worked in practically every department at CBS News, as well as on every platform that is supported by the division. He was a correspondent for “CBS Evening News,” “CBS News Sunday Morning,” and “CBS This Morning,” among other programmes on CBS.
Roberts has filled in as a substitute news reader for CBS This Morning and has filled in as a substitute anchor for the weekend versions of “CBS Evening News” on the CBS network. In addition to that, he was the host of the real crime series “Hard Evidence.”
Before that, Roberts worked as a reporter and anchor for WCBS-TV, which is a station that is owned by CBS and is located in New York.
He also worked as a reporter for KATU-TV, which is located in Portland, Oregon, between the years of 1987 and 1990. Prior to that, Roberts worked as an anchor and producer of a weekly news magazine for KPIX-TV, which is a station that is owned by CBS and is located in San Francisco.
In 2015, Roberts conceived of and contributed to the production of the documentary “Sag Harbor,” which aired on the OWN network.
The programme provided an unprecedented peek inside one of the most upscale and historically significant African-American beach communities in the United States, which is located in New York’s Hamptons.
Roberts started working as an NBC special Dateline journalist shortly after beginning his employment at NBC Universal in 2017. He plays a pivotal role in the series “Killer Motive,” which airs on Oxygen.