Roebuck, Barbara M.

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Barbara M. Roebuck, 67, of Warm Hearth Village in Blacksburg, Va., passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 2009, after a long illness. She was born and raised in Miami, Fla., the daughter of D.K. and Barbara Roebuck.

She received her professional nursing degree from the University of Miami.

Barbara married Basil E. Roebuck on February 14, 1973. The Roebucks traveled extensively with, and enjoyed the fellowship of Antony and Mama Lena Santilio, their daughters, Angie Nonni and Marie Tucker and their extended family.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; a brother; her first husband, Theodore (Ted) W. Taylor; and her second husband, Basil E. Roebuck. She is survived by her husband’s children, daughter, Belinda Profitko, husband Robert and granddaughter, Kimberly; daughter, Christine Blake, husband, Richard, and granddaughters, Sarah and Erin; son, Patrick; and daughter, Sheila Roebuck and husband, John Catts. Additionally she is survived by a large group of loving friends.

Barbara will be remembered for her generosity, humor, intelligence and her amazing stories of her many adventures.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. on Friday, February 6, 2009, in the Princess Anne Memorial Park in Virginia Beach with the Rev. Robert Hendrickson officiating. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg, Va.