Andrew C.W. Roberts

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Andrew Calvin Wesley Roberts, 18, of Eagle Point, died Mar. 23, 2011 in an auto accident in the Applegate.

Andrew was born Feb. 3, 1993 in Springfield, Ore., to Mike and Deana Roberts.  He was homeschooled and attended Eagle Point High School part-time.

He worked at Camp McLoughlin Cub Scout Camp for three years and as a library volunteer. He was starting to work temporary jobs on sets at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater.

He was known as a young man who was always willing to help out wherever he was needed and a believer in Christ.

Andrew earned his Eagle Scout rank in December 2010. At Eagle Point High School he was very involved in the drama department. He was a member of the National Thespian Society and the National Honor Society. He participated in Upper Rogue Tae Kwan Do.

Drama rolls included: Elard in The Foreigner, Oberan and Thesius in Mid Summer Night’s Dream, Ali Hakim in Oklahoma, one of the six in Alice in Wonderland and was rehearsing the part of mayor, Mr. Johnson, Cop and Shriner for the upcoming production of Bye, Bye Birdie.

Andrew enjoyed camping, hiking, reading, air soft, listening to all kinds of music and was beginning to teach himself carving.

In addition to his parents, Mike and Deana Roberts, he is survived by grandmothers Ruth Roberts, of Springfield, Pat Smith of Temecula, Calif.; great-grandfather Arnold Lewis of Elk Grove, Calif.; great-grandmother Grace Etheridge, Calif; aunts Mitzi Smith, Salem, Jennifer (Ryan) Smith, Temecula, Calif., and Gleanous Roberts, Springfield; uncles, Rick (Lynda) Roberts, Pleasant Hill, Ore., Matt Smith, Beaverton and Marvin Roberts, Eugene.

He was preceded in death by grandfathers Wesley Lewis and Calvin Roberts and great-grandparents Bernice and Ted Meyers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mike Roberts in memory of Andrew Roberts at any PremierWest Bank branch. Funds will be used for a drama scholarship.

The service will be held at Bethel Church, 4245 Vista Pointe Dr. Medford, on Mar. 29. The service includes a Memorial Service and Honor Court from 2-4 p.m. and Viewing and “Graduation” party 4-6 p.m.

 

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