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(December 4, 1967 – March 7, 2016)

Brian Martin Roberts Brian Martin Roberts, 48, of Newport, MI passed away on Monday, March 7, 2016 at Monroe Hospital. He was born in Midland on December 4, 1967, the son of Ronald and Marlene (Jacobs) Roberts. Brian enjoyed his time in military serving as a security specialist in the United States Air Force. After serving his country Brian worked for the department of corrections in Ypsilanti for 13 years. He then worked as a truck driver for LTI Company. Brian played 3 years of varsity football for the Midland High Chemics graduating 1986 and was a coach/co-founder of a semi pro football team the Motor City Falcons. In his free time he played and umpired softball games. He loved football, going to games and watching all sports.Brian is survived by his parents, Ronald and Marlene, children, Kassandra, Ky and Reed Roberts and grandson Axel Roberts, his fianc?? Joy Morales and her son Zack Miron. He is also survived by his sisters, Barbara (Laurie Jacob) Roberts and Bev (Stan Fowle) Moe, nephews Zack Schwalm, Tyler Moe, niece Kaitlyn Moe, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am, on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Fr. Nick Coffaro officiating. Friends may visit with the family, at the church, from 10 am until the time of service.In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Aleda E Lutz VA Medical Center, 1500 Weiss Street, Saginaw, MI. On Line condolences can be left at smithminer.com