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Kenneth Darrell (Buddy) Roberts Jr.
1948-2024

Kenneth Darrell (Buddy) Roberts Jr., 75, passed away June 24, 2024 at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas.

Buddy was born October 24, 1948 in Lockhart, Texas; the son of Kenneth D. Roberts, Sr. and Selma Harris Roberts.  An area resident since March of 2003, moving from Keys, Oklahoma.  He was a Cattleman and  Feed Yard Manager.

He attended the Assembly of God Church throughout his life.  He attended Texas A&I, was a supporter of 4H and FFA; was a supporter of local livestock shows in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma and was a member of multiple cattle associations.  He loved spending time with his family and grandkids.  Buddy was a true gentleman and was always known to be true to his word.

On August 24, 1968 he married Dianne Wallace in Leon Springs, Texas; she survives.

Other survivors include his children, Kenneth D. Roberts III “Trey”, Rozel, Christy (Jerry) McCord, Levelland, TX, Amanda “Mandy” Shafer, Birmingham, MO and Matthew (Sarah) Roberts, Dumas, TX; nine grandchildren, Brooke (Caleb) Gorman, Nicole Roberts, Skylar Dement, Chayce Dement, Mattie Shafer, Katie Shafer, Justyn (Kaitlyn) Shafer, Jacob Roberts and Aaron Roberts, one great grandchild on the way, a niece, Jimmie (Kevin) Zrubek, San Antonio, TX and a nephew, Michael (Laura) Vohs, Round Rock, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Connie Vohs.

Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 28th, 2024 at Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned, Kansas, with Suzi Woods presiding.  Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Beckwith Mortuary.  Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2024 at Bunton Cemetery, Dale, Texas, with Trey Roberts, Matt Roberts, Aaron Roberts, Jake Roberts, Justyn Shafer and Chayce Dement as acting Pallbearers and Gary Shafer, Jerry McCord, Greg Dement, Caleb Gorman, Arturo “Roby” Garcia, Mark Etsell, Kim Trahan, Richard Wallace, and Bernie Wallace as Honorary Pallbearers.

Memorials may be given to the Tunnel to Towers or Operation Blessing (A ministry of CBN) both in care of Beckwith Mortuary, P.O. Box 477, Larned, Kansas 67550.  Personal condolences may be left at www.beckwithmortuary.com.

 

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Beckwith Mortuary
924 Main St
Larned, KS 67550
620-285-2121
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Beckwith Mortuary
924 Main St
Larned, KS 67550
620-285-2121
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Beckwith Mortuary
924 Main St
Larned, KS 67550
620-285-2121
Website