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“I remember David to be a very loving father who was so proud of his family. He graciously welcomed my son John into his family and treated him like a...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: J and Tonia Seth - Sumter, SC

“We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of David. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word. He will be truly missed! Your family will be...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Ben and Michelle Krail - Wallis, TX

“Joy, We are so sorry for your loss. We loved David like our own. Praying for you and your family. Don & Lucy Burns and Kenneth and Christal Burns ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Lucy Burns - Ingleside, TX

“Joy, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Laura Harvey Schroder - TX

“My deepest condolences to your family one and all. Words might not wipe away your tears. Sometimes hugs can't take away the pain . That said your...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Curtis Talbot - Farmersville, TX

“I was 14 when my sister brought David home to meet the family for the first time. This boyfriend felt different. I was right, my sister was smitten,...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Tracy McCain - Carrollton, TX

“You have a new angel to look after yall and he be there in your heart and wonderful memories. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Virginia Garner, Chesser - OK

“Too many memories to list, but will carry these memories with me forever. Never a more genuine person existed. I am so blessed to have had the...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Allen Plunk - Mesa, AZ - Coworker

“If it were not for the love of another we would not have to be heart-broken when such a great friend is gone. But if it were not for love then life...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Israel Strain Strain - BOGALUSA, LA

“What a great friend. Loved seeing you at meetings and expos. Would go out of my way to find you to catch up. RIP my brothet ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Eric mihalyi - Magnolia, DE


David Alan Roby, 58, passed peacefully in his home in Melissa, Texas on Tuesday, November 5th after a long battle with Cancer. David was born on September 27, 1961 in Laramie, Wyoming to James and Linda Roby.

He grew up in Ingleside, Texas as a local baseball all-star and met his wife there at a local college. It was love at first sight and they were married on December 19, 1981 just 10 months after their first date. David enjoyed playing, coaching and watching ALL baseball in his spare time. If there was a game, you can bet he remembered the score and the players statistics! He also loved golfing, visiting historical places in the US, and giving lots of candy to his grandkids! He worked for Pearle Vision for 22 years and Matco Tools for 11 years.

David is survived by his wife, Joy, daughters Lauren Boulet and husband Jeromy Boulet, Holly Seth and husband John Seth, son Jeremy Roby and wife Jensen Roby, 9 grandchildren-Karlee, Kara, Karsyn, Connor and Kaityln Boulet, Emory and Sawyer Seth, Rhydian and Caelynn Roby, mother Linda Roby, sister Dana Stockton and husband Bill Stockton, nephew Brayden Stockton and a large number of extended family. David was preceded in death by his father James Roby, grandparents Ida and Jesse Reynolds, and Garvis & Mary Margaret Roby.