Donald V. Roberts, 86, of Hillsboro, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 6, 2018.

He was born Nov. 2, 1932 in Hillsboro, the son of the late William Guy and Edna E. (Larkin) Roberts.

He was a lifetime member of the New Vienna Church of Christ, where he served as an elder for many years. Don was also a proud lifetime farmer, was a past supervisor for the Highland County Soil and Water Conservation District and a Farm Bureau member. In 1986, he was selected as the Soil and Water Conservation District Farmer of the Year for the State of Ohio.

On Feb. 15, 1957, in Blanchester, he married his wife of 61 years, Roxanna (Allen) Roberts, who survives. He is also survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Walter Hildebrecht II of Waynesville; a sister, Dorothy Boike of Beavercreek; a special nephew, Jeff (Terry) Boike of Hillsboro; as well as nephew Robert (Leann) Boike and nieces Connie (Earl) Cole and Sandy (Greg) St. Claire.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at the New Vienna Church of Christ. Brad Clouse will officiate. Burial will follow in the Hightop Cemetery in Samantha.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. on Friday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Vienna Church of Christ, P.O. Box 241, New Vienna, Ohio 45159.

The Turner & Son Funeral Home in Hillsboro is serving the family. To leave condolences to the family, please visit www.turnerfuneralhomes.cc.