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Robert L. "Robbie" Roberts


1937 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Robert L. "Robbie" Roberts Obituary
Robert L. "Robbie" Roberts of rural Galena, passed at 4:03 a.m. on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at the age of 76.

Born October 15, 1937 in Pittsburg, KS to Leo and Veda "Nana" Roberts of Scammon, KS. 

Robbie lived his entire life in southeast KS, graduated from Columbus Unified High School, served in the U.S. Army Reserves during the Korean War era, worked as union Pipefitter, and retired from BF Goodrich in Miami, OK. He was of the Catholic religion, a member of the America Legion and VFW.

Survivors include his son David Roberts; 3 daughters, Johanna Dixon, Susan Roberts, and Connie "Shelly" Toms; his first wife and mother to all his children Maria Roberts; 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren with another expected in November; dearest cousin Mildred Kynion, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Diane Roberts, brothers Joe and Danny Roberts; spouses Mary L. Roberts and Cynthia K. Thompson; nephews Cody Soper and Joey Roberts.

Viewing will be at 9:30-10:00 a.m., Monday, August 18, 2014 at the St. Bridget's Catholic Church in Scammon, KS. 
Recital of the Parish Rosary will begin at 10:00 a.m. with Father Chrysostom AhMaung. 

Mass of Catholic Burial will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Father Chrysostom AhMaung as celebrant.  Burial will follow at the St. Bridget's Cemetery.  

Condolences can be sent to www.bathnaylor.com  Memorial contributions can be made to help the family with final expenses.  Memorials can be mailed or delivered to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 611 S. East Ave. Columbus, KS 66725.
Published in Morning Sun on Aug. 16, 2014
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