By John Griffin
Posted on17 September 2010.
Dillon Lee Roberts
Texas Pride Barbecue, 2980 E. Loop 1604 S., is hosting a dance and auction to benefit the family of a boy who was killed in a recent dirt bike accident.
Live music, barbecue and auction items including a beach house vacation will be included in a benefit to help pay hospital bills and the funeral of 14-year-old Dillon Lee Roberts from 4 p.m.-midnight on Saturday at the barbecue joint.
Roberts, who would have been a freshman at Floresville High School this fall, was injured in a dirt bike accident on June 28 and died the next day. He was the son of Mark and Terri Roberts of Adkins.
A DJ will play music at 4 p.m. followed at 7 by honky-tonking country artist Jack Higginbotham.
The $15 tickets include a barbecue dinner and the dance.
Live and silent auction items include a week at a beach house in Crystal Beach near Galveston; an air-conditioning unit from Jon Wayne Heating and Air; dove and feral hog hunts; an electric gate opener; jewelry; brunch at the Omni La Mansion Del Rio; wine and gift baskets; and a hat from Herb's Hat Shop.
For advance tickets or to make donations, call 210-332-8445 or 210-355-8823. For more on Texas Pride Barbecue, call 210-649-3730 or click on www.texaspridebbq.net