Archive for Thursday, January 17, 2002

Herbert Lee Roberts

1930-2002

January 17, 2002

Services for Herbert Lee Roberts, 71, Berryville, Ark., were Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel. Burial was in Pension Mountain Cemetery.

Mr. Roberts died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at his home.

He was born April 24, 1930, in Topeka, the son of Frank Lee and Vella Claudine (Littrell) Roberts.

Mr. Roberts was an Army veteran, serving during the Korean conflict. He owned his own excavation business in Lecompton. He was a member of the cattle association and the Farm Bureau.

He married Charlotte Stone on Sept. 29, 1972, in Lawrence, Kan. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Regina L. Roberts, Eudora; a son, Troy Peffer, Lecompton; five stepsons, Draque Carver, Ozawkie, Lance Carver, Topeka, Marc Carver, Kansas City, Kan., Nile Scott Carver, Chama, N.M., and Quentin Carver, Auburn; a stepdaughter, Cherie Stude, Bonner Springs; four brothers, Bob Roberts, Appleton, Wash., Frank Roberts, Silverton, Ore., and Don and Jim, both of Topeka; two sisters, Kay Roscoe, Berryville, Ark., and Fran Rude, Jefferson, Ore.; his mother, Jefferson; 18 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Nelson Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.

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