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Earl Granville Roebuck Dies at 92

Earl Granville Roebuck Earl Granville Roebuck, a former vice-chairman of the Virgin Islands Port Authority and a former deputy commissioner of the V.I. Department of Housing and Community Development, peacefully entered into God’s loving arms on Oct. 8. He was 92 years old.
He was preceded in death by his children: Susan R. Roebuck and Earl Roebuck Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Carter Roebuck; children: Roland E. Roebuck, Adalia Roebuck-Torres and Wayne Roebuck; grandchildren: Halima A. Roebuck, Arlen Ray Torres, Jamie A. Stewart, Jamarl Roebuck, Wayne R. Roebuck Jr.; great-grandchildren: Quentin Torres, Keenon Torres, Eimaj Davis, Wayne R. Roebuck III, Isaia T. Stewart and Addison Torres; daughters-in-law: Karolyn Elskoe, Carolyn Roebuck, and Sylvia Moreno; son-in-law, Jose Torres; and nieces: Joy L. Perez, Radiance R. Erwin, Ailleen V. Biggs, Yvonne Roebuck, Daryl Roebuck, Maren Roebuck, Claudette White, Joyce Gifford, Marjorie Roebuck and Mary Roebuck.
He is also survived by nephews: Reuben Roebuck, Chesley S. Roebuck, Harold Roebuck, William Roebuck, Godwin Roebuck and Carl Christensen; special nephew, Gordon Finch; and other generational family members: Adams, Beverhoudt, Canton, Danielsen, Finch, Hennemann, Moorhead, O’Reilly, Simpson and Todman. Earl Roebuck has been blessed to have a significant number of additional relatives and friends; listing them would be a daunting task.
A viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Beeston Hill Wesleyan Holiness Church. A private interment will follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Queen Louise Home For Children, a favorite charity of Mr. Roebuck. Online expressions of sympathy and condolences may be offered to the family at: rolroebuck@aol.com.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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