Dexter Joe Roberts

Dexter Joe Roberts passed away December 20, 2017 in Houston, TX. Dexter was born December 16, 1956 in Ft. Sills, OK but has always called Houston his home. Dexter worked five years as a Paramedic for Life Flight, four years in Ft. Bend County as a Social worker with Juvenile Delinquents, and a Social Worker and Assistant Administrator for surrounding nursing homes.

Dexter was a former member of The National Organization of Social Workers. Dexter was a graduate of Texas A&M University in Kingsville, TX. He attended Baumholder American High School from 1970-1973.

Dexter is preceded in death by his father, Hallie Roberts.

He leaves behind his wife of fourteen years, Carolyn Diane Roberts; daughters: Daisy Torres, husband Howard Shelander and Penny Torres; son, Max Torres, wife Veronica Rocha; mother, Doris Roberts; grandchildren: Zoey Castillo, Alex Torres and Joshua Torres; brother Duke Edward Roberts, wife Helen; serval aunts, uncles and cousins. He also leaves behind several BAHS school mates and friends.

There will be a memorial service Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel at Crowder Funeral Home in Pearland.


  1. My deepest condolences to you and your family. May you reflect on the happy times you shared to get through these sad days ahead.


    Jan Stewart

    Jan Stewart
    • Thank you Jan. We appreciate your kind words of love and respect. Diane Roberts

      Diane Roberts
  2. My condolences to the family. may you find peace knowing he loved you all and that he is not gone but not forgotten. keep strong for each other and you all will see him again.

    • I truly believe we will be together again. Dexter is the love of my life and that doesn’t go away. I am grateful for the times we shared. Thank you.

      Diane Roberts
  3. My prayers are with you.
    BAHS 1972

    Shana Denise Hormann
  4. Your family is in our hearts and prayers Duke.

    Ivan A. Houston
  5. May God comfort you and your family during this sad time. Please know that Dexter touched many of us from Baumholder and will be dearly missed. R.I.P. Dexter

    DeAnna Riggs Bragg
  6. I knew Dexter for almost 20 years, I am sorry for your loss. I hope is at peace, sending love and good thoughts…

    Joe Pearce
  7. We will forever miss u my big cuz, we are all deeply saddened but remember the good times we had, we all love u from 1st cuz Peepsy, Russell and Shane.

    Maurice Roberts (Shane)

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