Alan Anthony Roberts, 65, Lithia, Fla., passed away Wednesday surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Altoona, son of Anthony and Ann Roberts.
Surviving are his wife, Susan (Lynn); three children: Heather Unger, Gretchen Grenz and Capritta Roberts; eight grandchildren: Michael Boldizar, Steven Boldizar, William Sedelmeyer, Kaitlyn Grenz, Matthew Unger, Paige Grenz, Emma Grenz and Benjamin Grenz; and three siblings: Judith Pearlman, Leslie Thompson and Douglas Roberts.
Alan earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and social work. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. For his service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and also a marksmanship ribbon.
Friends will be received from 1 until the 2 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Serenity Meadows Funeral Home, Riverview, Fla.