Funeral services for Burl Lee Roberts, 86, Caulfield, Missouri will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Elijah Church of Christ, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Roberts passed away at 3:20 a.m., Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Wright Memorial Hospital, Trenton, Missouri.
He was born March 10, 1934, at Elijah, Missouri, to Homer Lee Roberts and Ethel Hardin Roberts. He graduated from Bakersfield High School. Mr. Roberts was a veteran, having served with the United States Army. Burl loved his grandkids and enjoyed training bird dogs, pulling ponies and coaching basketball and baseball.
He is survived by his wife, Janet (Briggs) Roberts; three children, Bruce Roberts and wife, Dawn, Debbie Martin and husband, Steve and Kathy Wunderlich and husband, Rich; eight grandchildren, Steven, Darren, Brittney, Danielle, Kyle, Stephanie, Whitney and Bryan; nine great-grandchildren, Allie, Andrew, Ella, Elena, Graclynn, Bentley, Loxley, Dawson and Reed; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, two daughters, Shawna Roberts and Teresa Parrish, one grandson, Cory Parrish and two brothers, Gary and Leonard Roberts, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Elijah Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Elijah Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.