David Walter "Turk" Roberson, 53

February 23, 2009

APRIL 27, 1955-FEB. 21, 2009

CUMBERLAND, Md. - David Walter "Turk" Roberson, 53, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at the WMHS-Braddock Campus.

Born April 27, 1955, in Cumberland, he was the son of Henry W. Roberson and Dorothy L. Smith-Roberson, Cumberland. He was also preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandmothers, Mary Ida Roberson and Mildred C. Smith.

Mr. Roberson worked for Cumberland Petroleum, Lions Manor, Frostburg State University, Douglas Meats and was currently employed with AC&T in Hagerstown, Md.

He graduated from Fort Hill High School in 1973.

His favorite pastimes were hunting and fishing, and being part of the men's skill pool league. He also was a member of the Cresaptown Eagles 2883 and he enjoyed riding his motorcycle.


Surviving besides his mother and father are his two sons, Deain A. Roberson and his wife, Joni, New Jersey, David W. Roberson II and wife, Tina, Short Gap, W.Va.; grandchildren, Jordan Louise and Noah David Roberson and his special companion, Dawn Zufall, and son, Jimmy, Cresaptown; three sisters, Debbie A. Boggs and husband, Larry, LaVale, Dottie E. Shank and husband, Wayne, Hagerstown, Ellen Hill and husband, Jamey, Cresaptown; nieces and nephews, Dagenais J. Boggs, LaVale, her son, Treyden Boggs, Cumberland, Mirjhana Buck and husband, Patrick, Cumberland, and Koosie Boggs, New York; stepnieces, Beth Nightengale and husband, Tim, Cresaptown, and their children, Madi and Bryce, Jennifer Shank and her son, Kaden; stepnephew, Jason Shank, Hagerstown; and his goddaughters, Desi and Bell and Joanna Long, Ridgeley, W.Va.

Friends will be received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland ( today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Cresaptown Eagles will hold a memorial service at the funeral home today at 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Paul Dietz officiating.

Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

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