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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Danny Lee Roberts

  • Danny Lee Roberts, 72, of Eldorado, passed away 11:03 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado.
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  • Danny Lee Roberts, 72, of Eldorado, passed away 11:03 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado.
    He was born on Sept. 11, 1940, in Shawneetown, the son of Louis Roberts and Melvina (Back) Roberts Bunch. Danny married Wanda Lee Cox on Sept. 19, 1964. He was a retired coal miner.
    Danny is survived by his wife, Wanda L. Roberts of Eldorado; one daughter, Bessie Baugher of Eldorado; two sons, Bernie and Lynn Roberts of Alice, Texas, Chris and Lisa Roberts of Cave-In-Rock; two brothers, Bob and Mona Roberts of Ridgway, Larry and Sue Roberts of Arizona; one sister, Loueva and Rick Adamson of Kentucky; three grandchildren, Brandon Brown, Chasse Brown and Kendreca Roberts; three great-grandchildren, Ja’nae Roberts, Gavin Brown and Gabrella Brown; and four stepsisters, Jerry and George Green of Evansville, Ind., Alberta and Jack Stanley of Texas, Patti and Bill Smith of Shawneetown, Lela and Ron Partain of Hardin County.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Cleo Roberts; and stepbrother, Al Barger.
    Visitation for Danny will be held 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, with the Rev. Ownly Williams officiating. Burial will be conducted at the Callicott Cemetery near Ridgway. Internet condolences may be made at the website www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.
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