Deward “Rob” C Roberds Jr. was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on April 10th 1943 to Deward C Roberds Sr. and Mildred L. Roberds Dietemeyer. He has one sister Lynne Roberds. He was 76 when he passed away on July 1, 2019.
Rob met the love of his life, Lorana Lawrence and they were married on December 27, 1964 at the First Christian Church. They had five children, Loran Roberds, Shawn Luke Roberds, Charas Roberds, Timothy Roberds and Endeca Cook Roberds. Rob is survived by five grandchildren, Matthew and Devin Luke, Jessica Roberds, Presley Roberds and Bailey Tupper. He also has five great grandchildren, Elliette, Piper, Dakota, Ashton and Olivia Luke.
Rob graduated from Tillamook High School and worked as a logger until he was 27. He went to Clatsop Community College and later became a Foreman Lineman for Tillamook PUD. Rob and Lorana were Foster Parents for 25 years having 108 foster care placements and adopted three of them. He was also a volunteer fire fighter for Netarts Fire Station, served on the Board of Directors for South Prairie Water District and volunteered for Tillamook Youth Accountability Camps at the Air Base. He received a bronze, silver and gold award for all the years he taught Hunters Education to the youth of Tillamook County. Rob also loved to teach the Electrical Safety Program for PUD to the students of Tillamook County.
Rob was an avid hunter and fisherman. One of his favorite things was ocean fishing off his boat, aptly named “The Other Lady”.
Rob will be greatly missed by his family and many friends, but we thank him for the love and many wonderful memories he gave us.
We know he’s in a better place, because he believed that Jesus Christ was his Savior. At Robs’ request, there will be no funeral service.
Arrangements in care of Waud’s Funeral Home.