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Larry Gene Roberts

Flower Mound, TX

January 8, 1937 - March 21, 2024

Larry Gene Roberts Obituary

Larry Gene Roberts, aged 87, of Holly Lake Ranch, Texas, passed away on March 21, 2024. He was born on January 8, 1937, in Kountze, Texas.

He graduated from Kountze High School where he excelled as an athlete playing football, basketball and running track. After high school he attended Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, and graduated with a BS in Geology/Earth Sciences.

Larry married his sweetheart, Billie, on 3/7/58 and soon started a successful career with Moore Business Forms, working the East Texas territory. In 1963 they moved to Tyler for a few years, then on to Dallas in 1966 where he remained in the same industry selling business forms and printing. He opened his own business, Galaxy Business Forms, in 1976 and operated it until his retirement in 2015.

Larry was a dedicated member of Walnut Hill Assembly of God in Dallas,Texas where he taught Sunday School to the youth. In later years, the same church became Christian Life Cathedral and then Christian Life Assembly when they relocated to Carrollton, Texas.

Larry enjoyed all outdoor activities like hunting, fishing and skeet shooting. He owned several lake houses through the years, and especially enjoyed grilling for the family and teaching his grandchildren how to fish.

Larry Roberts was a man of integrity whose Christian values defined his life and his purpose. He loved people in the same way that Christ loves the Church. Whether it was family, friends or strangers, he opened himself up to people with a heart so genuine that all who met him instantly knew they had a friend. Larry took in and sheltered many friends and family members who were beginning new lives in Dallas. He was a willing father figure to many nieces, nephews and cousins, providing a safe place to stay, loving wisdom and boundless fun and camaraderie to make each person feel safe, welcomed and loved. His devotion to God, his wife and his two daughters were the core passions of Larry's life, and his unbounded capacity for love overflowed into the lives of countless others.

Larry lived his life to glorify God. Larry Roberts was a Galatians 5:22 man whose life embodied the Fruits of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. The enduring impact of Larry's life in the lives of his family, friends and in this world is a generational legacy of Love. If you were fortunate enough to have known Larry Roberts, then you are truly blessed.


Larry is survived by:

Siblings - Dennis Roberts (Marcia), Carolyn Roberts, Christy Roberts Marier (Vince)

Daughters - Tamra Roberts Howell, Lori Roberts Leake (Jeff)

Grandchildren - Lorin Leake Brocato (Santo), Weston Leake (Amy), Lexi Leake Watson (Brandon), Kristin Howell Banuelos (Brady), Joshua Howell, Great-grandchildren - Sadie Norton, Brynn Brocato, Scarlett Banuelos, Jaxon Leake

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Joy Arthur Roberts, Thelma Louise Downing Roberts, wife Billie Faye McCallon Roberts, and son-in-law Bobby Gene Howell



A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024 with graveside burial immediately after at Flower Mound Cemetery in Flower Mound,Texas. Afterwards, a family and friend gathering will be held at Castle Hills Community Center, 2501 Queen Margaret Dr., Lewisville, Texas 75056.

Flower Mound Family Funeral Home is assisting with funeral arrangements.

Donations in Larry’s honor can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org


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