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Ben Thomas Roberds

Bentonville, AR, 1982 - 2019

Ben Thomas Roberds, age 37, of Bentonville, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Fayetteville. He was born March 10, 1982 in Nashville, Tennessee the son of Dr. F. Allen and Marla Samson Roberds. Ben's life was reflected by his love for his family, friends, career and hobbies.
He started his career in the Rogers City Attorney's Office and then as an Associate Attorney at Jerry B. Dossey, PLC in downtown Bentonville before opening his own private firm on the Bentonville Square. As a long- time advocate and supporter of the alternative courts, Ben was on the board of Arkansas P.E.A.R.L., a non-profit that elevates meaningful rehabilitation in lieu of punitive incarceration.
He is survived by his son, Anthony Roberds, his parents Allen and Marla Roberds; his sisters Jennifer Shaff and her husband Louis and Claire Kolberg and her husband Mark, nephew, nieces, cousins, aunts and uncles to whom he brought much joy, love and laughter.
Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. Monday April 29, 2019 at Moore's Chapel. A family interment will be held at West Fork Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Arkansas P.E.A.R.L. 201 S. 20th St., Suite 2, Rogers, Ark. 72756; To leave an online condolence please visit

Published April 27, 2019

Moore Chapel
206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-442-7314