Bill ‘Booter’ Roberts

By From page A4 | December 07, 2013

Bill Roberts

 April 30, 1958 — Nov. 27, 2013

Bill “Booter” Roberts, 55, of Gordon Valley passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.

He was born in Upland, Calif., on April 30, 1958, to William and Margaret Roberts. Bill started his career as a firefighter in his early 20s with CAL Fire. Then worked for his dad as a master journeyman carpenter. He then continued his passion of firefighting with other fire districts until he resided in Gordon Valley, where he was a fire captain for the Gordon Valley Volunteer Fire Station.

Bill is survived by his wife of 23 years, Kim Keeton-Roberts; his parents; sisters, Terry, Jaynie, Susie, Debbie and Donna; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bill and Debbie Bowen; and several nieces and nephews.

We will celebrate his life at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home in Fairfield, Calif. There will be a procession following the service to the Gordon Valley Volunteer Fire Station. Arrangements are under the care of Bryan-Braker Funeral Home 1850 W. Texas Street, Fairfield, Calif.; www.bryanbraker.com.

Nancy Green


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  • Bill BowenDecember 09, 2013 - 9:53 am

    It would have been nice if someone had written about the funeral and all of the fire trucks that had one lane of west texas street closed. Bill Roberts was a great guy and his brother firemen sent him off with a nice tribut

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