Kenneth Michael Roberts
- October 11, 1951 - June 5, 2012
- Austin, Texas
of Kenneth's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Nobelity Project at nobelity.org
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“Kenny was a big part of my life for a long time. The first time I met him he was wearing a puka shell necklace on that football neck! We had many...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Deborah Reed Nolan - NC
“To Ken's family, my warmest empathy and regrets. We fought and played like brothers. To his friends, you KNOW. You know we have more Ken Roberts...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Chip Halpin - San Antonio, TX
“Dear Family and Friends of Ken,
First, please let me express my great, great empathy.
just a few weeks after my husband died, I met Ken on a...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Torie Olson - Putney, VT
You will be missed. I have so many great memories. Your kindness and light spirit put a smile on my face. You will be missed.
Big love. Lisa
4 of 17 | Posted by: Lisa Barton - Austin, TX - Friend
“Kenny Bob -- I'll miss you. I'll miss the laughs, the great times on the town, the incredible golfing outings, and your sublime approach to life! I...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Peter Barbour - Johnson City, TX
“I am so sorry to hear this news and I just saw it in the Austin paper moments ago. We lost a fine man here and Mel and I hope he is at peace with the...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Bill and Melanie Walters - Austin, TX
“fellow roofing brother Ken Roberts was one of a kind and a really good man!
I liked him the 1st time we met at 5th wall in Austin many moons ago. I...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Rocky Miele - San Antonio, TX
“Event though our friendship was business related we talked about life as it was and what will the future would bring. He worked hard for his team and...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Hector Garcia - Austin , TX
“Tried to write something here, but all I can say is; "Rest in Peace." You will be missed.
9 of 17 | Posted by: Kenny Areskog - Hoschton, GA
“I've known Kenny Bob almost my whole life. (I'm only 8 years old.) He gave me my first piece of chocolate and a giant teddy bear. He taught me how...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Amaya - Houston, TX - friend
“Fantastic memories of a friend who loved life to it's fullest. If you wanted an adventure in college, all you had to do was hang out with K.R. He...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Bill Miller - Gates Mills, OH
“I want to give my condolences to his family and to the KENTEX family. Ken was very special in his own great way. I worked with Ken at KENTEX Roofing...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Jessica Nichols - Austin, TX
“I had the pleasure of meeting Ken (we lovingly called him Kenny) at Lavaca Street Bar 15-years ago I think at the Shuffleboard table. I loved him...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Shelton Green - Austin, TX
“Ken and I were part of the four musketeers during our freshmen year at Lafayette. Perhaps the best thing that occurred was that we all went our...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Gorman - Pennsville, NJ
“We were very sorry to learn of Ken's passing. We will remember Ken's love for his business partners, Lafayette, Frank and living life. He was loyal,...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: John & Michelle Patterson - TX
“I rarely have as good of a professional relationship as with Ken. He was tough, when tough was needed, he was warm and inquisitive when lighter...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Ted Hughes - Austin, TX
“Christy and I would like for Ken's family and friends to know how deeply we feel the loss of a truly wonderful man. He was always so full of life,...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Turk Pipkin - Austin, TX - friend
Kenneth M. Roberts, age 60, of Austin, Texas, died on June 1, 2012. He was born on October 11, 1951 in Worcester, Massachusetts to Arthur H. Roberts and Marie F. Roberts.
Kenneth received his Bachelor's degree from Lafayette College in Easton, PA. He was Co-founder and President of Kentex Roofing Systems in Austin.
Ken was affiliated with many organizations including the Austin Association of Facility and Maintenance Engineers, The Building Owners and Management Association of Austin, Real Estate Council of Austin, and Midwest Roofing Contractors Association.
He had many interests, most importantly his family and friends, golf, and the Nobelity Project.
Ken is survived by his sister, Melinda Roberts of Dover, MA; brother, Mark Roberts of Boxford, MA; nieces, Annie and Jessie Isaacs of Dover, MA and Hope and Lila Roberts of Boxford, MA.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 29, 2012 at Barton Creek Resort and Spa, 8212 Barton Club Dr., Austin.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ken's name to The Nobelity Project at www.nobelity.org