Born 4-12-1921 - Died 1-19-2002
Hershel H. Roberts, 80, of Archie, Mo. died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002 at the Research Medical Center. He was born April 12, 1921 in Bakersfield, Mo., the son of Albert Leon Roberts and Bertha D. Earls Roberts. He was married to Lillie Mae Haynes Sept. 26, 1945 in Salem, Ark. He lived in Bakersfield and later in Viola, Ark. prior to moving to Missouri. He was a retired truck driver for Dusselier Brother's Ready Mix in Grandview, prior to his retirement. He was a member of Teamster's Local #541, and was a member of the Cross County Country Band.Survivors include his wife, Lillie Mae of the home; his daughter, Caroline S. and M. Lee Lefler of Raytown; his son Terry R. and Mary Roberts of Pleasant Hill; three grandsons, Darrel Noble, Timothy Noble and Sam Roberts; two step grandchildren, Patti Grapes and M. Lee Lefler II; five great-granddaughters; one great-grand-son; three step-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Connie Lee Roberts; a granddaughter, Teresa Kim Noble; four sisters, Lillie Roberts, Rachel Brown, Marie Crotts, and Ida Crotts; and three brothers, Roy, Jay and Jim Roberts. Services were Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002 at 2 p.m. at the Stanley and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jon C. Spalding officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Stanley & Son Funeral Home.Pallbearers were Charles Dusselier, Hank Dusselier, George Dusselier, Oscar VanLanker, Marty Dusselier, and Henry VanLanker.