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Dr. Wendell Lee Roberts

February 3, 1940 — February 6, 2022

Dr. Wendell Lee Roberts

Dr. Wendell Lee Roberts of Gainesville, FL, age 82, passed away on
February 6, 2022 at North FL Regional in Gainesville, FL.
Dr. Roberts was born February 3, 1940.  He lived in Trenton throughout
his childhood and graduated from Trenton High School in 1958, he was
Salutatorian of his class. He was an avid athlete in basketball,
football and was the drum major for the Trenton Tiger Band.  He received
The American Legion Award for Outstanding Student as well as numerous
academic awards.  He attended the National College of Chiropractic in
Chicago, Illinois.  He was a member of Sigma Phi Kappa Fraternity Lambda
Phi Chapter (Honorary Society) and he also received credits from Upper
Iowa University.
He received his Chiropractic Orthopedic certification in 1992 and went
on to help thousands of patients with his healing hands. Dr. Roberts
lived in Crystal River for many years and was on the Citrus County
Planning and Zoning Board for five years.
He practiced in Gainesville, FL from 1983-2005 when he retired. During
that time, he served as the University of FL Gators team chiropractor
(in the 1990’s).
He enjoyed traveling, scuba diving, fishing and had an insatiable love
for learning.  He said, “I led a good life.” and he was very grateful for all the
opportunities he had.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Elma Roberts of Trenton,
FL. He is survived by his wife, Carol Roberts of Gainesville, FL; a
sister, Sharon Roberts Henderson (Candace) of Jacksonville, FL; three
children, Edith Roberts White (Ken) of Blairsville, GA, Don Roberts
(DeeDee) of Crystal River, FL, Janie Roberts Bray (Norman) of Citra, FL;
three bonus children, Pam Worsham of Gainesville, FL, Cindi Worsham
Leavell (Thom) and Dan Worsham of Juneau, AK; ten grandchildren and
twelve great-grandchildren.
He was a member of the University City Church of Christ in Gainesville, FL.
A service is planned for Sunday, February 13, 2022 at Watson-Milton
Funeral Home. Visitation will be at 2:00 p.m. and funeral at 3:00 p.m.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Watson-Milton Funeral
Home, Trenton. 352-463-8888. www.WatsonMilton.com

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Visitation

Sunday, February 13, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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426 W Wade St, Trenton, FL 32693

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Funeral Service

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Watson-Milton Funeral Home

426 W Wade St, Trenton, FL 32693

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