In Memory of




Obituary for David McKinney Roberts

ROBERTS, David McKinney – It is with great sadness we announce the passing of David, two short months after the passing of his beloved wife Shirley Ann Roberts at the Crown Ridge Nursing Home on April 22nd, 2021 at the age of 88. Son of the late William and May Roberts. Cherished father to John W. Roberts of Ottawa, Debra McCormick of Barrie, Diane Roberts-Warner (Andrew) of Trenton and Denise Holmes (Sean) of Trenton. Fondly remembered by daughter-in-law Yvette Roberts. Survived by sister Ruth Roberts and brothers John Roberts (Ishbell), and Jim Roberts (Ruth). Pre-deceased by sister Shirley Hawkins (late Bob) and Bernice Speck (late Gerry). Loved by his 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Pre-deceased by grandson Kyle Ellis. In keeping with David’s wishes, cremation will take place. The family will hold a graveside service at a later date for Shirley and David to be laid to eternal rest when larger gatherings are possible. If desired, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the John R. Bush Funeral Home, 80 Highland Ave., Belleville (613-968-5588). For online condolences, please visit