Linn County News
Published April 3, 2019
Bobby Dean Roberts, age 88, Prescott, Kan., passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo. He was born at Prescott on Oct. 12, 1929, the son of Ferdinand A. and Hazel B. Mealman Roberts.
He graduated from Prescott High School, attended Fort Scott Community College and received a Bachelor's Degree from Pittsburg State University. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. He worked as a teacher and a coach.
Bobby married Margaret Josie Allen. She preceded him in death in October of 2006. He was also preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Kenneth Roberts.
He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 248. He was a talented artist. He enjoyed collecting stamps, coins, guns and Indian artifacts.
Bobby is survived by two sons, Ronald Roberts and wife Susan, and Lynn Roberts; and a daughter, Vicky Woolston and husband Robert.
Graveside funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at the Prescott Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.
Contributions are suggested to Prescott Cemetery Association. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.
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