Obituary Ernest Manuel Roberts

A funeral for Ernest Manuel Roberts (Manuel Graham), 53, a Dayton resident for the past six years, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley.

There will be a viewing from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday at Walton's.

Mr. Roberts died Oct. 15, 2001, in an auto accident on Highway 80 near Lovelock. He was born April 25, 1948.

Before moving to Dayton, he lived in Fallon for five years.

Mr. Roberts retired as an associate warden for the Nevada Department of Corrections. He attended the New Hope Four Square Church in Winnemucca and was a member of the Senior Rodeo Association and the American Cowboy Team Roping Association.

He was preceded in death by his brother Chris Graham.

Among his survivors are his mother Nettie Graham Hardy, biological mother Elizabeth Morales, financee Nancy Elaine Woolbright; sons Travis Mitchell Roberts of Dayton and Kurt E. Roberts of Carson City; daughter and son-in-law Heather and Dennis Coleman of Carson City; brothers Roy Graham of Lovelock and Leroy Graham of Missouri; sisters Delores Graham of Denver, Colo., and Kathy Smith of Reno and grandchildren Hunter, Desyrae, Gus, Blake and Seth.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Greater Nevada Credit Union, 451 Eagle Station Lane, Carson City 89701, c/o The Roberts Education Fund Account No. 803148.


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