Charlie Roberts

Charles H. "Charlie" Roberts, 64, passed away peacefully with family and friends surrounding him on Wednesday, November 11th, at Truman Care Center in Kansas City, Missouri, from pancreatic cancer.  Charlie served in the United States Army, in Vietnam.  He was awarded the Bronze Star, which is presented to Army personnel who distinguished themselves by heroic or meritorious achievement or service.  Other awards include, Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service medal, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign medal, and the Vietnam Service medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars. He was a hard working man, he had a big heart and he never hesitated to tell you how things were going to be.  He was preceeded in death by his wife, Frances "Pinky" Roberts, and his parents Charles and Gloria Roberts. He is survived by his daughter Britta "B.J." Kester and her husband, Keith and one grandson.  He is also survived by a sister, Barbara Powell and her husband Larry and a brother, Walter Roberts, and several nieces, nephews, and a great niece and great nephew, his girlfriend, Linda Thomas and many wonderful friends. Cremation. A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Unity Village Pool Clubhouse, Unity Village, Missouri on Saturday, November 21st from 2-5pm.  His remarkable qualities made him an outstanding father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be sincerely missed by all who knew him. No flowers please.

Visits: 7


  1. Diana Magill on November 15, 2009 at 10:33 am

    My heart and thought are with you BJ & Keith. I know he is now at piece and with you in spirit forever. Love you guys.

  2. Jim Crenshaw on November 15, 2009 at 6:37 pm

    Rest in Peace my Friend

  3. Barbara Powell on November 16, 2009 at 9:24 am

    You’ve been on my mind for a LONG LONG time,you’ll be in MY HEART FOREVER!
    Barbara and family.

  4. Tom, Shannon & Hudson Powell on November 16, 2009 at 2:16 pm

    You’re all in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Tom, Shannon & Hudson Powell on November 16, 2009 at 2:16 pm

    You’re all in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Andy Williams on November 16, 2009 at 3:24 pm

    You will be missed my friend. God bless ya.

  7. Holly Borrego on November 16, 2009 at 5:06 pm

    You will always be the best. Rest in peace.

  8. Elizabeth Starr on November 18, 2009 at 2:01 pm

    You’ll be missed my good friend. Rest in peace.

  9. Jimmy & Adrianne Scott on November 18, 2009 at 3:38 pm

    You will forever be in our hearts. Rest in peace my friend.

  10. Myron Guthrie on November 19, 2009 at 7:48 am

    I had the pleasure of working with Charlie at Building Keepers. A thoughtful and kind person he was. I will always remember him. My thoughts and prayers are with the family…Rest in Peace.

  11. Gloria Powell,Dominic, and Bella on November 23, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    We share your saddness, and are sure that Charile will be well remembered.

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