Danny Ray Roberts
Danny Ray Roberts
17 Apr 1949-4 Feb 1970
Shady Grove Cem., Monroe Co., Tn
Dannyís letter and funeral arrangements:
ďTo whom it may concernĒ
lived on this here climate for 20 years, the first 19 were full of excitement
and pleasure; then it happened, I got drafted into the Army and sent to
Danny R. Roberts.
Danny included in his letter his own funeral arrangements along with parting words.
Pallbearers:† Ed Rowland, Tom Cole, Ronnie Cain, Mike Poteet, Joe Millsaps, Hubert Williams, Gene Smith and John Scoggins.
Flower Maidens: Debbie Morgan, Linda Duckett, Linda Rowland, Nina Sue Bates, Clara Garren, Gail Cain, Joan Rogers, and Linda Scoggins.
No military funeral.† Some old timey songs sung.† Pastor Milford Fullbright and Patrick Steward.† Dennis Bordwine Funeral Home.† Be kept at home. Please.† Buried at Shady Grove Graveyard.
My last wish, please let it be done, Goodbye Mom and Dad.† Goodbye my dear friends.† I loved you all so much.† This ainít the end, itís only the beginning.† I leave you with sorrow and a few regrets.† See you all again with Godís Help.
of Mr. & Mrs. Howard Roberts.† He
† Home of Record:†
† Date of birth:†† 04/17/1949
† Service:†††††††† Army of the
† Grade at loss:†† E4
† Rank:††††††††††† Specialist Four
† ID No:†††††††††† 415786718
† MOS:†††††††††††† 11B20: Infantryman
† Length Service:† 00
† Unit:††††††††††† C CO, 2ND BN, 1ST INFANTRY, 196TH INFANTRY BDE, AMERICAL DIV, USARV
† Start Tour:††††† 08/20/1969
† Incident Date:†† 02/04/1970
† Casualty Date:†† 02/04/1970
† Age at Loss:†††† 20
† Location†††††††† †
† Remains:†††††††† Body recovered
† Casualty Type:†† Hostile, died outright
† Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
† Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
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