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Richard Roberts

April 19, 1926 — August 5, 2015

Richard H. Roberts, age 89, of Wyaconda, MO, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015 while a patient at the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka.

Richard was born April 19, 1926 in Davis Co., near Stiles, IA, a son of Marion and Lizzie Mustard Roberts. He was married to Lois Coward on September 17, 1948 at Milton, IA. She preceded him in death on October 26, 2012.

Survivors include his four daughters: Diana ( Larry) Hooper of Wyaconda, MO, Joyce (Kevin) Shelman of Hillsboro, IA, Linda (Tom) Billings of Arbela, MO and Sharon ( Danny) Webster of Wyaconda, MO; nine grandchildren: Jeff (Nicole) Droege, Todd (Jennie) Droege, and Heather (Daren) Boatman all of Kahoka, MO, Stacey ( Jesse) Jack of Memphis, MO, Michael (Tammy) Billings of Arbela, MO, Michele (Shawn) Duer of Kahoka, MO, Kim (Nathan) Kirchner, Richard (Amanda) Webster and Amber Webster, all of Wyaconda, MO; twenty
great-grandchildren: Ashley, Kindel, Brooke, Paige, Izzie, Easton and Ashton Droege, R. J. And Destiny Stephens, Makynlee and Kassidee Jack, Jayston Wright, Kina and Shaylee Billings, Payson Duer, Addison and Alivia Kirchner, and Chayce, Chandler, and Mazlynn Webster; three great great grandchildren: Levi Hendrickson, and Landon Droege and Roman Logsdon; one brother, Stanley Roberts of Logan, IA; two sisters, Florence Francis of Logan, IA and Darlene Roberts of Bloomfield, IA; sisters-in-law, Donna Pender of East Moline, IL and Enid Roberts of Ottumwa, IA; nieces and nephews including special nephew, Marchal and his wife Pat Roberts of Kahoka; as well as other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, Earl Roberts and sister, Kathleen Charboneau.

Richard was a farmer all of his life and in earlier years worked for John Deere Ottumwa.
He enjoyed being outdoors riding horses and snow mobiles. He also loved to play horseshoes, croquet and a lively game of cards with friends in Kahoka and also with his family. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with burial following in the Wyaconda Cemetery.

Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home after 10 a.m. Sunday with family receiving friends from 1 p.m. until time of services. Memorials are suggested to the Wyaconda Cemetery.

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