Obituary: Frank Roberson

Frank Roberson of Boswell, a Baptist pastor more than five decades, died June 6. He was 88.

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Frank Roberson of Boswell, a Baptist pastor more than five decades, died June 6. He was 88. Roberson was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Clay County, Ala., to James Henry Sam and Audra Ethel Scarborough Roberson. He was the youngest son in a family of nine children. He graduated from Galena Park High School and Lee College in Baytown. He also attended Sam Houston State Teachers College in Huntsville and the Houston extension of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served in the U.S. Army following World War II. During his 54 years in ministry, he was pastor of Pin Oak Baptist Church in Cleveland, Calvary Baptist Church in Huntsville, First Baptist Church in Quitaque, Texas Avenue Baptist Church in League City, Bullard Southern Baptist Church in Bullard, Trinity Baptist Church in Willis and Center Hill Baptist Church in Oakhurst. Early in his ministry, he was associate pastor of Eastside Baptist Church in Baytown. He also worked for oil companies in Baytown and Conroe, as well as the Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District in Baytown. He was preceded in death by his brothers Jack, James and Gerald; his sisters Louise, Ruby, Barbara, Doris and Mary Ann; and an infant son, Kirby. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Maxine Colburn Roberson of Boswell; daughter Vanna Kay Walker and husband Jimmy of McQueeney; son C.N. Kooter Roberson and wife Rebecca of Huntsville; and son Jack Frank Roberson & wife Amy of Dallas; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

 

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