Marvin Leo Roberts, Sr., 82, of Atchison KS died on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the Atchison Medicalodge.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Rachel Dannar officiating. Burial will follow in the Alderson Cemetery, Good Intent, KS. The family will receive friends from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 26th, 2019 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences and remembrances to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Marvin was born on Jan 5, 1937 in Doniphan County, KS the son of Taylor and Eva (Norris) Roberts. He retired as a lead mix-man for Con-Agra after 35 years. Marvin was a practical joker who loved to play jokes on family and friends. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, especially hunting mushrooms. He was an animal lover, a Kansas City Royals and Chiefs fan, a serious card player, and enjoyed doing yard work and spending time with his family.
He was married to Fayetta Lee Goodman on Jan 3, 1955 in Independence MO. Mrs. Roberts preceded him in death on March 15, 2003. Survivors include three sons, Donnie (Linda) Roberts,, Michael (Bonnie) Roberts, and Marvin (Dawn) Roberts, Jr, all of Atchison KS, a daughter, Penny (Mike) Gray, Effingham, KS, fourteen grandchildren, forty-three great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. His parents, wife, sister, and two grandchildren preceded him in death.