Roby, the county seat of Fisher County, is at the intersection of U. Highway 180 and State Highway 70 in central Fisher County. That year also the Roby post office and the Roby School opened; the community had thirteen houses by that summer. In 1886 construction was begun on the county courthouse.If you believe that there is incorrect or improper information on a particular obituary and you cannot correct it, please contact customer support to resolve the issue.Roby High School is a highly rated, public school located in Roby, TX.Kate Pearce was born into a large family of girls in England, and spent much of her childhood living very happily in a dream world.Despite being told that she really needed to ‘get with the program’, she graduated from the University College of Wales with an honors degree in history.This is the percentage of students that scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.It is a really small school out in the middle of nowhere.
Roby, and the town of Fisher is now called North Roby.Inadequate water supplies plagued the town from its inception until 1953, when longtime efforts finally brought in water from Oak Creek Lake at Blackwell. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public.As the area rural population declined after 1950, Roby also diminished, falling to 784 inhabitants and twenty-two businesses in 1970. Roby had a population of 616 in 1990 and 673 in 2000. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.It has 72 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1.According to state test scores, 84.5% of students are at least proficient in math and 84.5% in reading. After a bitter struggle with the nearby community of Fisher (now called North Roby), the backers of Roby won the day. Roby, developers from Mississippi, attempted to get the county government for the newly organized Fisher County to be established at a site they owned in the center of the county.It was the headquarters for a nine-county electric cooperative and had a hospital and a nursing home. For more information go to: If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.Roby is a city in and the county seat of Fisher County, Texas, United States. Roby is the home of Steve Carriker, a Democratic former member of both houses of the Texas State Legislature. We are constantly trying to improve our data and make the search for obituaries as easy as possible. When you have found an obituary of interest, you have the option of upgrading that obituary with more recent and relevant content unless the obituary is already assigned to another user.You may always enhance any obituary with your condolences, stories or photos.