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Obituary for Louis H. "Butch" Roberts

Louis H. “Butch” Roberts
July 12, 2023
Louis Harmon Roberts, 78, of Syracuse, passed away on Wednesday at Sunnyside Care Center in East Syracuse. Lou was born on October 25, 1944, to the late Jane and Joseph Roberts, of Syracuse. He grew up in the Syracuse area, primarily on the North Side where he could be seen driving his red 51 Chevy and heading to the Syracuse Nationals every year. Lou proudly served as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam as an aircraft mechanic. He retired from Carrier Corporation after 35 years.
Lou is survived by his wife, Cathy (Case) Roberts; his stepsons, Jason Brooks (Lisa) of Saratoga Springs, NY, and Craig Brooks of Marion, OH; his best friend, Mario Palma; his favorite niece, Jill Case; four grandchildren, Aiden and Ashton Brooks and Thomas and Charlotte Brooks; plus other family members and friends.
Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, July 24, at Carter Funeral Home, 1604 Grant Boulevard in Syracuse. Funeral services with Military Honors will be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the staff at Sunnyside Care Center and the Syracuse V.A. Medical Center for the excellent care he received during his long illness.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gethsemane United Methodist Church, 1700 Butternut Street, Syracuse, NY 13208.