Michael Lynn Roberts, 63, of Battle Creek, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 at his home. He was born July 20, 1957 in Battle Creek the son of Dale Ramon Roberts and Wilma Gene Roberts (Hallmark). Michael graduated from Battle Creek Central and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy from 1975 until 1979. He then married Mary Eleanor Conklin on February 29, 1992. Michael spent his working career as a firefighter at the Air National Guard.
Michael had a passion for steam engines and enjoyed working on and repairing them. He was also an avid wood worker and loved watching sports; especially NASCAR. Most of all he loved spending time with family and his beloved dog Buddy.
Michael is survived by three daughters: Sarah (Joshua) Schnitzler, Starr (Daniel) Older, and Satena Petch; one brother: David Roberts; two sisters: Nancy Crawford and Mary (Kenneth) Clark and one grandchild Autumn Roberts.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary; his parents; and his sister Linda Ermel.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10 AM at the Bachman Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at the Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI. Funeral service will be viewable by following this link https://vimeo.com/500508836.
Memorial tributes may be made to the Humane Society or the American Cancer Association.
Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com