Originally published Friday, May 11, 2018 at 06:01a.m.

Ward Roberts, 85, born Aug. 7, 1932, in Memphis, Tennessee, died April 10, 2018, in Prescott, Arizona. A private cremation will be held at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Ruffner-Wakelin Prescott Chapel assisted the family with final arrangements. Please log on to www.ruffnerwakelin.com to sign the guest book.