Billy Mike Roberts, 84, and Bobbie Jean (Beran) Roberts, 79, of La Grange, died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.
Billy Mike was born in La Grange on March 26, 1929, the son of Michael Benjamin Roberts and Evelyne (Mennike)
Roberts. Bobbie Jean was born in La Grange on May 22, 1934, the daughter of Bob and Leona (Zaskoda) Beran. Billy Mike and Bobbie Jean were married on July 18, 1954 in La Grange. Billy Mike enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Aug. 11, 1948 and was honorably discharged on July 30, 1952. Billy Mike worked for the Texas Highway Department as an Engineering Inspector and retired on May 31, 1987 with 33 years of service. He was a lifetime honorary member of the Knights of
Columbus. He was a member for 47 years and achieved 3rd degree knight status. Bobbie Jean was raised in Ellinger
and moved to La Grange when she and Billy Mike married. She graduated from Southwest Texas State at the age of 20.