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Dennis M. Roberson, 66, a resident of Las Cruces, died January 25, 2019 in Sierra County, while doing what he loved most, duck hunting.

Dennis was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to Robert and Billie (Walls) Roberson. He retired from New Mexico State University in 2011 and was currently working for DENCO. Dennis loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing and was very fond of music.

Dennis is survived by his loving wife, Cristina Fernandez and her children: Daniel Fernandez-Barkan and David Fernandez-Barkan; his parents; siblings: Tom Roberson, Hope Buck and husband Robert, Neil Roberson and wife Laura, Kathy Wood and husband Jeff and Sara Watson and husband Jay; as well as numerous friends and family. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

A Memorial Service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church (1800 S. Locust St. Las Cruces, NM 88001) on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. All are welcome to come celebrate a beautiful life lost.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dennis’s name to the Las Cruces Gospel Rescue Mission (1050 W. Amador Ave. Las Cruces, NM 88005). 

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  • Friday, February 22, 2019
    The staff of Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. will keep you and your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to assist you in your time of need.
    ~ Kirikos Family Funeral Home
  • Sunday, February 24, 2019
    To the family and friends: We're so sorry to hear you are mourning the recent loss of your loved one.  May you find strength  and comfort from the words of Psalms 46:1 which reads: "God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress." Our loving God is there for us if we ask for his help (1 John 5:14). He didn't intend for us to grow old and die.  He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us.  You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez
  • Monday, February 25, 2019
    My sincere condolences for the loss of your beloved family member. May the God of comfort help you through this difficult time.
    ~ A.neighbor   Charlotte, MO
  • Monday, February 25, 2019
    My deepest condolences to the Family on the lost of your dear loved one may you find comfort in God's promise that He will do away with death forever and wipe away the tears from all faces (Isa 25:8)
    ~ Elaine
  • Friday, March 1, 2019
    I am so shocked to hear of the passing of a very dear friend and loved one whom I had spent many years with through school and University. I know Our Dear Father in Heaven will bring him into his fold and care for him. Bless those of his family who sitting together and missing him and his caring nature and love. My heart goes out to Christina and the children and siblings. I already miss you my dear brother!!!
    ~ James Charles   White Rock, NM
  • Friday, March 1, 2019
    To Dennis' family. We culled the jack rabbit population while in HS. Some maybe during school hours. Was saddened to learn of his passing, but know if it was hunting, he went to see his heavenly father happy. Rest in peace Dennis.
    ~ Dave Knowlton   GRANITE BAY, CA